Staff Publications

Staff Publications

Staff Publications

Tomaino, C.M.( 2014). Music Therapy and the Brain. In Wheeler, B. (ed) Music Therapy Handbook. Guilford Press
Tomaino, C.M. (2013). Creativity and Improvisation as Therapeutic Tools within Music Therapy. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: The Emerging Science of Consciousness: Music, Brain, and the Human Experience. pp 84-86.
Tomaino, C.M. (2013) In Tune with Life: Using Music to Enhance Physical and Mental Well Being. In Ronch and Weiner (eds) Models and Pathways to Person-Centered Elder Care. Health Professions Press: Maryland pp 263-275.
Tomaino, C.M. (2013) Meeting the Complex needs of Persons with Dementia through Music Therapy. Music and Medicine 5(4) pp234-241.
Tomaino CM.(2012) Effective music therapy techniques in the treatment of nonfluent aphasia. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2012 Apr;1252:312-7.
Tomaino, C.M. (2012) Music and Memory: alzheimer’s Disease and the Well-tuned Ipod- Adding personal playlist to the quest for “Person Centered Care” Activities Director’s Quarterly for Alzheimer’s & other Dementia Patients 12(4) pp 19-23.
Tomaino,CM (2011) Using Rhythmic auditory Stimulation for Rehabilitation in Berger and Turow (eds) Music, Science and the Rhythmic Brain Rutledge, NY pp111-121
Tomaino, C.M. (2010) Recovery of Fluent Speech Through a Musician’s Use of Pre-learned Song Repertoire: A Case Study. Music and Medicine 2(2) 85-88
Tomaino, C.M. (2009). Clinical Application of Music therapy in Neurological Rehabilitation. In R. Haas, V. Brandes (eds) Music that Works. Austria: Springer Wien, New York pp 211-220.
Tomaino, C.M. (2008). Music Therapy. In E. Capezuti, G. Siegler, & Mezey, M.D. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2nd Ed.). (pp. ). New York: Springer Publishing Company.
Tomaino, C.M. (2006). Music Therapy to benefit individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Movement Disorders Vol.21/Suppl.13, 2006.p S29
Tomaino, C.M. (2005). Music Therapy. In Devinsky, Schachter and Pacia (eds) Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Epilepsy. DEMOS: New York pp 293-301
Tomaino, C. (2002). The Role of Music in the Rehabilitation of Persons with Neurologic Diseases. Music Therapy Today (online), August, available at http://musictherapyworld.net 
Tomaino, C. (2002, Winter). How Music Can Reach the Silenced Brain. Cerebrum. Vol 4:1, pp 22 – 33. 
Tomaino, C. (2000). Working with Images and Recollection with Elderly Patients. In, D. Aldridge (Ed.) Music Therapy in Dementia. London: Jessica Kingsley.
Tomaino, C. (2000). Using Music Therapy with Persons with Parkinson’s Disease. In Cote, Sprinzeles, Elliot & Kutscher (Ed.) Parkinson’s Disease and Quality Of Life. New York: Haworth Press.
1999 Tomaino, C., Scheiby, B., Asmussen, S., Ramsey, D., Shah, V., & Goldstein, A. The effects of a music therapy intervention on the levels of depression, anxiety/agitation, and quality of life experienced by individuals diagnosed with Early and middles stage dementias: A controlled study. Final Report to the 1996 Dementia Grants Projects, Office of Continuing Care, New York State Department of Health.
1999 Active Music Therapy approaches for Neurologically Impaired Patients. In Maranto (Ed.) Music Therapy and Medicine: Theoretical and Clinical Applications. 115-122. American Music Therapy Association, Inc.
1998 Tomaino (Ed.) Clinical Applications Of Music in Neurologic Rehabilitation. St. Louis. MMB Music, Inc. 
1998 Tomaino, C. M. (1998). Music and Memory. In Tomaino (Ed.) Clinical Applications Of Music in Neurologic Rehabilitation. St. Louis. MMB Music, Inc.
1998 Music on their minds: A Qualitative study of the effects of using familiar music to stimulate preserved memory function in persons with dementia. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. New York University: UMI.
1996 The Influence of Music on Memory in Patients with Dementia. (Final research findings NYDOH grant. unpublished).
1996 “Music Therapy for the Elderly In Long Term Skilled Nursing Care and Short Term Rehabilitation” in Music Therapy International Report Volume 10, pp 69- 71.
1993 Music and music therapy for the frail non-institutionalized elderly. Journal of Long Term Home Health Care: The PRIDE Institute Journal, 13, (2) 24-27.
1993 Music and the limbic system. In F.J. Bejjani (Ed.), Current Research in Arts Medicine. Illinois: A Cappella Books. 
1991 “Music and Neurological Disorder” with Oliver W. Sacks, M.D. International Journal of Arts Medicine: Fall 1991 1:1 pp7 9 MMB Music.
1990 Music Therapy is Vital in Neurological Cases, with Oliver Sacks. [letter to the editor]. New York Times (June 4, 1991) p.
1989 “Comparison of Three Piano Techniques as an Implementation of a Proposed Experimental Design” with F.J. Bejjani, M.D., Ph.D. et al. Medical Problems of Performing Artists.  

CHAPTERS

1991 Xu, N., Bejjani, F.J., Titiloye, V.M., Lei, L., Tomaino, C.M.; Lockett, R. “Conversion of forearm surface EMG into Force: Experimental design and pilot study.” In: Anderson, P.A., Hobart, D.J., and Danoff, J.V. (eds), Electromyographical kinesiology. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. 1991.
1991 Titiloye, V.M., Bejjani, F.J., Xu, N., Tomaino, C.M. “Upper extremity force requirements in violin vibrato: A dynamic electromyographic study.” In: Anderson, P.A., Hobart, D. J., and Danoff, J.V. (eds), Electromyographical Kinesiology. Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. 1991.
1989 Bejjani, F.J., Ferrara, Lu, Xu, N. Tomaino, C.M., Pavlidis, L., Wu, J.; Dommerholt, J. “Synchronized electromyographic, video and sound analysis of piano performance with comparison of three methods”. In: J.J. Presperin (ed), Technology of the Next Decade. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Resna conferences, Washington, D.C.: Resna press, 1989, pp 258-259.

ABSTRACTS

2001 The Role of Music in the Rehabilitation of persons with Neurologic Diseases: Gaining Access to “Lost Memory” and Preserved Function Through Music Therapy. P. 88 In Music Therapy In Europe: Napoli 2001 The 5th European Music Therapy Congress. 1997 “Music and Memory: Implications for Persons with Dementia”. p. 436. In Aging Beyond 2000: One World One Future. Book Abstracts, World Congress of Gerontology, Adelaide Australia.
1992 “Medical Problems of the Elderly: Implications for Music Therapy Assessment and Intervention”. Proceedings AAMT 21st Anniversary Conference.
1989 Lockett, R.; Bejjani, F.J.; Xu, N. Tomaino, C.M.; and Ruskin, A. “Three-dimensional analysis of cervical motion”. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 70(11), A-95, 1989.
1989 Bejjani, F.J. and Tomaino, C.M. “Comparison of three piano methods using state-of-the-art motion analysis technology”. Proceedings of the International Society for Music in Medicine. Palm Springs, CA, 1989.
1989 Bejjani, F.J., Tomaino, C.M., and Ferrara, L.A. “Comparative Acoustic and EMG analysis of Violin Vibrato”. Proceedings of the 7th Conference on Medical Problems of Musicians and Dances, 1989.
1990 Xu, N., Bejjani, F.J., Titiloye, L., Lei, L., and Tomaino, C.M. “Conversion of forearm surface EMG into force - Experimental     
    design and pilot study”. Proceedings of the International Society of Electrophysiological Kinesiology, 1990.
1990 Titoye, V.M., Bejjani, F.J., Xu, N., Tomaino, C.M., Lei, L. “Upper extremity force requirements in violin vibrato. A dynamic 
    electromyographic study.” Proceedings of the International Society of Electrophysiological Kinesiology, 1990.
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