Part of music’s power comes from its ability to relieve anxiety, which can suppress immune defenses as well as intensify the experience of pain. Music, especially singing, takes a person’s mind off the suffering and soothes tension. “By helping patients relax, music eases pain and may even speed recovery,” says Richard Fratianne, Professor of Surgery at Case Westem Reserve University.
What would be the best title for this article?
a. A Beautiful Song
b. The Healing Power of Music
c. The Music that A Child Loves
d. The Problems of Autistic children
According to the article, which groups of people have been treated with music- therapy? a. Burn victims c. Heart-disease patients Which of the following describes Adam? a. Enjoying talking alone b. Having difficulties with speaking c. Getting along well with other people d. Feeling depressed and sad most of the time What is the effect of music-therapy on cancer patients? b. People with sleep problems d. Children with hearing problems
Fewer cancer cells
Longer recovery period
Stronger immune systems
Which of the following can be concluded from the passage?
Music can keep you in good health.
Music therapy is the most effective treatment.
Music can be used as an alternative treatment.
It is necessary for doctors to study music therapy.
Which technique was used to help Adam speak?
Plying with him.
Allowing him to self-study.
Encouraging him to join in activities
Mixing music with conversation for him.