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Academic article
  • 2020. Prerequisites for maintaining emotion self-regulation in social work with traumatized adolescents: A qualitative study among social workers in a Norwegian residential care unit. Residential Treatment for Children & Youth. 1-17.
  • 2020. Developing consensus description of group music therapy characteristics for persons with dementia. Nordic journal of music therapy. 1-17.
  • 2020. "it means so much for me to have a choice": A qualitative study providing first-person perspectives on medication-free treatment in mental health care. BMC Psychiatry. 1-11.
  • 2019. Music Interventions for Dementia and Depression in ELderly care (MIDDEL): Protocol and statistical analysis plan for a multinational cluster-randomised trial. BMJ Open.
  • 2018. Music therapy: Building Bridges Between a Participatory Approach and Trauma-informed Care in a Child Welfare Setting. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2018. Music as a way out: How musicking helped a collaborative rock band of ex-inmates. British Journal of Music Therapy (BJMT). 27-37.
  • 2018. Indirect Music Therapy Practice and Skill-Sharing in Dementia Care. The Journal of music therapy. 255-279.
  • 2018. Hanging out and buying in: Rethinking relationship building to avoid tokenism when striving for collaboration in music therapy. Music Therapy Perspectives. 257-266.
  • 2018. Can Music Therapy Still Be Humanist? Music Therapy Perspectives. 175-182.
  • 2017. The teacher as co-musician: Exploring practices in music teaching. International Journal of Education and the Arts. 21 pages.
  • 2017. Musikkterapi og traumebevisst omsorg i barnevernet. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 999-1008.
  • 2017. Is restlessness best understood as a process? Reflecting on four boys’ restlessness during music therapy in kindergarten. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being. 15 pages.
  • 2016. Musikkterapi i rusbehandling. Tidsskriftet sykepleien. 20-27.
  • 2016. Hvorfor og hvordan utvikle musikkterapi i barnevernet? Om tjenesteutvikling og forskning som samspillende sosiale praksiser. Tidsskriftet Norges Barnevern. 322-338.
  • 2016. Blind spots in music therapy. Toward a critical notion of participation in context of children with visual impairment. Nordic journal of music therapy. 300-318.
  • 2015. The revenge of Me and THE BAND’its: A narrative inquiry of identity constructions in a rock band of ex-inmates. Nordisk tidsskrift for musikkterapi. 252-275.
  • 2015. The practice turn in music therapy theory. Music Therapy Perspectives. 3-11.
  • 2015. Musikterapi til reduktion af agitation hos personer med demens. Omsorg: Nordisk tidsskrift for Palliativ Medisin. 61-65.
  • 2015. Musikkterapi, rus og psykisk helse – brukererfaringer. Rusfag : artikkelsamling fra Regionale kompetansesentre rus. 18-23.
  • 2015. Music therapy as academic education: A five-year integrated MA programme as a lighthouse model? Approaches: Mousikotherapeia kai Eidikī Mousikī Paidagōgikī. 54-61.
  • 2015. Do we understand children’s restlessness? Constructing ecologically valid understandings through reflexive cooperation. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being. 1-12.
  • 2015. Concepts of context in music therapy. Nordic journal of music therapy. 44-66.
  • 2015. Between rights and realities – music as a structuring resource in child welfare everyday life: a qualitative study. Nordic journal of music therapy. 99-122.
  • 2014. Musikkterapi som ettervernstiltak i barnevernet - deltakelse og jevnalderfellesskap. Tidsskriftet Norges Barnevern. 78-94.
  • 2014. Music therapy for prisoners: pilot randomised controlled trial and implications for evaluating psychosocial interventions. International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology. 1520-1539.
  • 2014. Community music therapy and the process of learning about and struggling for openness. International Journal of Community Music. 47-55.
  • 2013. Research and research education in music – disciplinary or interdisciplinary approach? Nordisk musikkpedagogisk forskning : Årbok. 27-45.
  • 2013. Reliability and validity of a scale to measure interest in music among clients in mental health care. Psychology of Music. 665-682.
  • 2013. Perspektiv på musikkterapi i barnevernet: Musikk som ressurs for å fremme barn og unges deltagelse. Tidsskriftet Norges Barnevern. 110-122.
  • 2013. Individual music therapy for mental health care clients with low therapy motivation: multicentre randomised controlled trial. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. 319-331.
  • 2013. Individual music therapy for agitation in dementia: an exploratory randomized controlled trial. Aging & Mental Health. 667-678.
  • 2012. Collaborating with the client: Skilled psychotherapists' experiences of the client's agency as a premise for their own contribution in difficult therapies ending well. Journal of psychotherapy integration. 85-108.
  • 2011. EPICURE : et dialogisk redskab til evaluering af kvalitativ forskning. Nordisk sygeplejeforskning. 33-56.
  • 2010. Evaluering av kvalitativ forsking – er det ønskjeleg og mogeleg med ei ny tilnærming? Michael Quarterly. 61-68.
  • 2009. Toward an agenda for evaluation of qualitative research. Qualitative Health Research. 1504-1516.
  • 2009. Pionerer i mer enn femti å. - om brudd og kontinuitet i musikkterapiens historie i bergen. Musikkterapi. 6-24.
  • 2008. Dancing the Drama and Singing for Life: On Ethnomusicology and Music Therapy. Nordisk tidsskrift for musikkterapi. 155-171.
  • 2006. The Problem of Pleasure in Music Therapy. British Journal of Music Therapy (BJMT). 12.
  • 2006. On a Notion of Participation in Music Therapy. Nordisk tidsskrift for musikkterapi. 121-138.
  • 2005. Therapeutic Principles for Resource-oriented Music Therapy: a Contextual Approach to the Field of Mental Health. Nordisk tidsskrift for musikkterapi.
  • 2005. Resource-oriented music therapy for psychiatric patients with low therapy motivation: Protocol for a randomised controlled trial (RCT-MTPSY). BMC Psychiatry.
  • 2005. Research rigour and therapeutic flexibility rationale for a therapy manual developed for a randomised controlled trial. Nordisk tidsskrift for musikkterapi. 15-32.
  • 2005. Research Rigour and Therapeutic Flexibility: Rationale for a Therapy Manual Developed for a Randomised Controlled Trial. Nordisk tidsskrift for musikkterapi. 15-32.
  • 2005. Om å få system på samfunnsmusikkterapien. Musikkterapi. 24-33.
  • 2002. Polyphonic Voices. Aesthetic Aspects of Music Therapy Improvisations. ?. 102-112.
  • 2002. Do We Need General Criteria for the Evaluation of Qualitative Research Articles, and If We Do, How Should Such Criteria Be Formulated? Nordic journal of music therapy. 65-71.
  • 2001. Dancing Interfaces. Response to Even Ruud’s paper ‘"New Musicology", Music Education and Music Therapy.’. ?.
  • 1998. Qualitative Research Interviews as a Part of the Music Therapy Process. ?.
  • 1998. Når musikken minner om livet. Musikalsk samhandling som reminisens En innfallsvinkel til musikkterapi i geriatrien. Nordic journal of music therapy. 4-13.
  • 1998. Another story about Edward. Nordic journal of music therapy. 113-120.
  • 1998. Aesthetic Practices in Music Therapy. Nordic journal of music therapy. 121-134.
  • 1996. Om Improvisational Assessment Profiles (IAP). Del II: Klinisk og forskningsmessig relevans. Nordic journal of music therapy. 3-12.
  • 1995. Om Improvisational Assessment Profiles (IAP). Del I: Grunnlagsproblemer. Nordic journal of music therapy. 55-66.
  • 1993. Endringar i det musikkterapeutiske "rommet" - med kulturarbeid i lokalsamfunnet som eit eksempel Changes in the Music Therapy "Space" - With Cultural Engagement in the Local Community as an Example. Nordic journal of music therapy. 11-22.
Academic lecture
  • 2020. Spesialistutdanning i musikkterapi – trenger vi det?
  • 2018. Musikkterapi i spennet mellom traumebevisst omsorg og deltakelse i barnevernet.
  • 2018. Kropp og sjel og sånn. Hva vet vi om sammenhengene mellom levd liv, følelser og estetikk på den ene siden, og helse på den andre?
  • 2017. Possibilities and pitfalls in the development of the music therapy profession in Europe.
  • 2017. Partnerships for health musicking – On the relevance of community music therapy in contemporary societies.
  • 2017. Musikkterapi i spennet mellom traumebevisst omsorg og deltakelse i barnevernet.
  • 2017. Health as universal right and localized culture.
  • 2016. In between individual agency and social structure: research implications of depicting music therapy as social practice.
  • 2016. Creating Posts for Music Therapists within the Changing Realities of Contemporary Health Care Systems – how is that related to theory, research, and ethics?
  • 2016. Are the Arts Therapies PREPARE-d for Social Activism?
  • 2015. The Context-Renewing Collaborative Doing of Music Therapy.
  • 2014. Toward a Culture of Hybridity in Music Therapy?
  • 2013. The Need for a Progressive Research Programme on Music, Health and Wellbeing.
  • 2012. Premises and Purposes of Research in Community Music Therapy.
  • 2012. Is There a Need for Metatheoretical Perspectives in a Creative Discipline Like Music Therapy?
  • 2012. EPICURE – Steps Toward Dialogue-based Evaluation of Qualitative Research.
  • 2012. Activism and the Notion of Partnership in Community Music Therapy.
  • 2012. 21. Century Research Education in the Arts: A Disciplinary or Interdisciplinary Approach?
  • 2011. Collaborating with the patient in the struggle toward growth: Skilled psychotherapists’ experiences of the patient in difficult therapies ending well.
  • 2009. The Idea of Health Musicing.
  • 2009. Social space and everyday rituals in music therapy.
  • 2007. The Problem of Standards for Qualitative Research in Music Therapy.
  • 2007. The Challenge of Participation: Experiences from Music Therapy.
  • 2006. Trends in Research and Theory Development in Contemporary Music Therapy.
  • 2006. Thoughts on the Transdisciplinary Character of Music Therapy.
  • 2006. Some Reflections on Community Music Therapy.
  • 2006. Participation and Health through Community Music Therapy.
  • 2006. Music therapy.
  • 2006. Co-presence in Sound and Movement: Music Therapy as Interaction Ritual.
  • 2005. Researching Community Music Therapy: Topics, Objectives, and Methods.
  • 2005. Music and health - what has participation to do with it?
  • 2005. Community Music Therapy: Aspects and prospects.
  • 2004. Dealing with heterogeneity in treatment implementation: An example from music therapy in psychiatry.
  • 2004. Community Music Therapy and Cultural Change.
  • 2003. Toward a Theory of Community Music Therapy.
  • 2003. Putting Community Music therapy on the Map.
  • 2003. Principles of Participatory Action Research.
  • 2003. EPICURE – Proposed Criteria for Evaluation of Qualitative Research Articles.
  • 2002. Voices, Echoes and Hums: Sharing across Borders.
  • 2002. Towards a Clinically Relevant Concept of Culture.
  • 2002. Perspectives on Music Therapy in the Community.
  • 2002. Music Therapy - Psychotherapy or Sociotherapy?
  • 2001. Writing music therapy. Clinical research as ethnography Scrivere la musicoterapia. La ricera clinica come etnografia.
  • 2000. Dancing Interfaces. Response.
  • 1999. Hypertexts in Music Therapy.
  • 1998. Qualitative Interviews - Methodological Reflections.
  • 1997. A Pragmatic Perspective on the Meaning of Music.
  • 1996. Music and social interaction. Music therapy assessment, intervention, and evaluation in a transactional perspective.
  • 1995. Music, Music Therapy and Health Promotion.
  • 1994. Høyrer du kva eg ikkje seier? Om musikkterapeutisk kartlegging av førskulebarn.
  • 1993. Music Therapy as Cultural Engagement, or: How to change the world, if only a bit La Musicoterapia como Compromiso Cultural, o : Como cambiar el mundo - aunque sólo sea un poquito.
  • 1991. Musiske born. Kjenneteikn på ein improvisatorisk musikkterapimetode.
Book review
  • 2008. Music and healing across cultures. Nordisk tidsskrift for musikkterapi. 80-80.
  • 2006. Under the Voice of the Other. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2006. From Parody to High Quality Hybridity. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2005. [Anmeldelse] Professional communication. Nordisk tidsskrift for musikkterapi. 1.
  • 2005. Which Academic Education? Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2005. The Vitality of Vulnerable Voices. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2005. Professional Communication. Review of: Aigen, Ken (2003). A Guide to Writing and Presenting in Music Therapy. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers. Nordic journal of music therapy. 81.
  • 2005. Of Doors an Windows. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2005. Music as a Health Resource. Nordic journal of music therapy. 2.
  • 2003. Routes. Nordic journal of music therapy. 114.
  • 2003. Roots. Nordic journal of music therapy. 2.
  • 2003. Introduction to "Theory Building in Music Therapy - An Internationial Archive.". Nordic journal of music therapy. 67-68.
  • 2003. Bridged Genres. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2003. Beyond Biological and Cultural Determinism? Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2002. NJMT 1992-2002: Toward a Third Culture? ?. 2.
  • 2002. Forms of Life - Forms of Therapy. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2001. Something Glorious. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2001. Review of "Beginning Research in the Arts Therapies". British Journal of Music Therapy (BJMT).
  • 2001. Quandaries of Translation. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2001. Feminine Beginnings. Nordic journal of music therapy. 114.
  • 2001. Bokmedling av "Kunsten som sjelens arkitekt. Kunst, galskap og terapi". Musikk-Kultur.
  • 2001. Beyond Objectivism and Relativism? Nordic journal of music therapy. 2.
  • 2001. Aesthetic aspects of Music Therapy. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2000. Meanings of Musicking. Nordic journal of music therapy. 2.
  • 2000. Bi0ology, Culture, and Music Therapy. Nordic journal of music therapy. 2.
  • 1999. http://www.hisf.no/njmt. Nordic journal of music therapy. 2.
  • 1999. Når gleden er målet. Arabesk. 16-19.
  • 1999. Lexikon Musiktherapie. Nordic journal of music therapy. 206-208.
  • 1999. History and Heritage. Nordic journal of music therapy. 214-217.
  • 1999. Flexibility and Reflexibility. ?. 126.
  • 1998. New Texts. Nordic journal of music therapy. 103.
  • 1998. Music Therapy in Context. Nordic journal of music therapy. 92-94.
  • 1998. It's so universal! Nordic journal of music therapy. 70-75.
  • 1998. En klingende bro - en samtale uten ord. ?. 190-193.
  • 1998. Dialogues. Nordic journal of music therapy. 3.
  • 1998. Art and Music: Therapy and Research. Nordic journal of music therapy. 86-89.
  • 1997. Music throughout life. Nordic journal of music therapy. 2.
  • 1997. A Tradition of Innovation. Nordic journal of music therapy. 82.
  • 1996. Jyväskylä next! Jyväskylä neste! Nordic journal of music therapy. 2.
  • 1996. En skulptur av øyeblikk. Nordic journal of music therapy. 2.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • 2016. Musikkterapi og eldrehelse. Universitetsforlaget.
Popular scientific article
  • 2018. Profesjonskompetanse og karriereveier i musikkterapi. Om spesialistutdanning for musikkterapeuter. Musikkterapi. 18-24.
  • 2013. Musikkterapi i rusfeltet. Praksisnær forskning og kunnskapsutvikling. Rusfag : artikkelsamling fra Regionale kompetansesentre rus. 43-51.
  • 2007. The Grieg Effect - On the Contextualized Effects of Music in Music Therapy. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. 11 pages.
  • 2007. Kva musikkterapi kunne ha vore. Musikkterapi. 24-33.
  • 2004. Feminists, Postcolonialists, and Other Music Therapists. ?.
  • 2002. The Relentless Roots of Community Music Therapy. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. 1-34.
  • 2001. History and Heritage. An essay based on a reading and playing of Robbins & Robbins (Eds.) "Healing Heritage: Paul Nordoff Exploring the Tonal Language of Music". Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 1998. Hva er prosessmusikk? Musikkterapi. 29-34.
  • 1998. Gruppeprosess, musikkbruk og virksomme faktorer. Musikkterapi. 5-23.
Feature article
  • 2015. Musikken gløymer dei aldri. Bergens Tidende. 16-17.
  • 2012. Reflections on Tony Wigram’s contribution to Nordic music therapy. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2007. RagnaRock. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. 1 pages.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2018. Partnerships for health musicking: A case for connecting music therapy and public health practices. 14 pages.
  • 2017. Profile 40: Brynjulf Stige – Norway. 40 pages.
  • 2017. Kva kan musikkterapi vere? 13 pages.
  • 2016. Philosophical Inquiries.
  • 2016. Musikkterapi i praksis: en innføring. 9 pages.
  • 2016. Music as a Structuring Resource: A Perspective from Community Music Therapy. 19 pages.
  • 2016. Ethnographic Research. 13 pages.
  • 2016. Culture-Centered Music Therapy. 19 pages.
  • 2016. Community Music Therapy. 27 pages.
  • 2016. Action Research. 12 pages.
  • 2015. Community Music Therapy. 13 pages.
  • 2012. Notes on Culture-Centered Music Therapy: Evolution, Emerging Practices, And Embodied Meanings. 4 pages.
  • 2012. Health Musicking: A Perspective on Music and Health as Action and Performance. 17 pages.
  • 2011. The Grieg Effect – On Music Therapy as Source of Knowledge about the Contextualized Effects of Music. 20 pages.
  • 2011. The Doors and Windows of the Dressing Room: Culture-Centered Music Therapy in a Mental Health Setting. 18 pages.
  • 2008. Samfunnsmusikkterapi - mellom kvardag og klinikk. 21 pages.
  • 2008. Musikkterapiforsking - mellom praksis og akademia. 17 pages.
  • 2006. Musikk og helse i lokalsamfunnet. 1 pages.
  • 2005. Participatory Action Research. 12 pages.
  • 2005. Musikk som tilbud om deltakelse. 26 pages.
  • 2005. Ethnography and Ethographically Informed Research. 12 pages.
  • 2004. Community Music Therapy: Culture, Care and Welfare. 23 pages.
  • 2002. Is it Possible? 2 pages.
  • 2002. Introduction - The Turn to Culture. 19 pages.
  • 2002. History and Heritage - On Tradition and Innovation in Creative Music Therapy. 20 pages.
  • 2002. Epilogue. 2 pages.
  • 2002. A New Avenue for Communication among Music Therapy Communities. 8 pages.
  • 2001. The Fostering of Not-knowing Barefoot Supervisors. 17 pages.
  • 1999. The Meaning of Music - from the Client's Perspective. 23 pages.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • 2017. POLYFON kunnskapsklynge – og eit økologisk perspektiv på musikkterapeutisk fag- og profesjonsutvikling. Musikkterapi. 22-29.
  • 2014. Hvor er vi - hvor går vi? Om autorisajon, nasjonale retningslinjer og implementering av musikkterapi i helsevesenet. Musikkterapi. 22-23.
  • 2013. Musikkterapi og barnevernsbarns rett til samfunnsdeltagelse. Sammen.
  • 2010. Music Therapy in Norway - Approaching a New Decade. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
  • 2003. Musikk og helse - smør på flesk, jordbær med brun saus, eller sukker og gjær? Musikkterapi. 16-27.
  • 2001. Musikk i kvardag og høgtid. ?. 5-14.
  • 2001. Heritage of Courage. ?. 17-26.
  • 2001. Helse på akkord. Om musikkterapi og helsefremjande arbeid. Musikkterapi. 5-21.
  • 1999. Lokal kunnskap for ein global landsby? Internasjonalisering i musikkterapistudiet. Musikkterapi. 3-10.
  • 1999. All this, and music therapy, and heavens too! Clive Robbins i Nord(off)-fjord. Musikkterapi. 5-10.
Chapter
  • 2019. Musikkterapi. 281-291. In:
    • 2019. Eldreboken. Fagbokforlaget.
  • 2018. Community Music Therapy. . In:
    • 2018. Music Therapy: An Introduction to the Profession . American Music Therapy Association .

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Selected books

 

Bunt, L. & Stige, B. (in press). Music Therapy: An Art beyond Words. London: Routledge.

Stige, B. (2002). Culture-Centered Music Therapy. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.

Stige, B. (2003/2012). Elaborations toward a Notion of Community Music Therapy. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.

Stige, B. & Aarø, L. E. (2012). Invitation to Community Music Therapy. New York: Routledge.

Stige, B., Ansdell, G., Elefant, C. & Pavlicevic, M. (2010). Where Music Helps. Community Music Therapy in Action and Reflection. Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PhD, Professor in Music Therapy