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The issue of managing emotions caused by music
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Educational Studies. forskarstuderande vid University of Eastern Finland.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-9637-5338
2014 (English)In: Psykologia 2014 Joensuu: Joensuussa 20.-22.8.2014, 2014Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

During ethnographic fieldwork for my PhD study on the meaning of music for First Nations children in British Columbia, Canada, diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ASD, a mother disclosed something interesting in an interview. The aim of this oral presentation is to raise and discuss the issue of managing emotions caused by music. Brenda (fictitious name) is a fourteen year-old aboriginal girl diagnosed with autism. She loves listening to music and this takes up most of her time. During a four-year period, two songs by the same group made her have big violent tantrums every time she heard them. The family and staff at school and after school programs tried to avoid these songs, but could not always foresee when they would be played on the radio. When she finally could define which emotion the songs made her feel, she told her educational aid that they made her feel sad. Towards the end of the four-year period the tantrums seemed to decrease and Brenda appeared to be able to soothe herself. It is my understanding that when working with children diagnosed with autism a strategy to prevent outbursts and tantrums is to try to control the environment and not expose the child to things that might trigger unwanted or challenging behaviour. I would like to discuss pros and cons of this procedure and consider possible beneficial elements in the use of music- or other therapies with children diagnosed with ASD, to enhance the ability to identify and communicate their emotions.

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2014.
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Psychology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-33480OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-33480DiVA, id: diva2:741519
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2014 Congress of Psychology 20-22 /8 2014 in Joensuu, Finland
Available from: 2014-08-28 Created: 2014-08-28 Last updated: 2014-09-01Bibliographically approved

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