Relationship Completion in Palliative Care Music Therapy: Clinical Case Research Overview and Results-Part 2

Amy Clements-Cortes


Part I 1 of this paper presented the clinical case of Bill: a participant in the research study investigating the role of relationships completion in palliative care music therapy. Part II presents a brief overview of the research study, and the results of Bill’s case (one of the four primary participants). The study sought to answer the primary question: What is the experience of a dying person engaged in a specific music therapy treatment program intended to facilitate relationship completion? The investigation was a phenomenological qualitative inquiry that included multiple data sources analysed through a process coding of the data and identifying themes.

Full Text:

 Subscribers Only


AUTHOR: Relationship completion in palliative care music therapy: Clinical case example

Merriam SB. Qualitative research in practice: Examples for discussion and analysis.

San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass; 2002.

Hycner RH. Some guidelines for the phenomenological analysis of interview data.

Human Stud, 1985: 8, 79-303.

Hero. In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. from 2018.


  • There are currently no refbacks.

by The International Association for Music & Medicine