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Letters Heavy metal music and mortality

Beneficial effects of heavy metal music on wellbeing

BMJ 2022; 376 doi: (Published 18 January 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;376:o122
  1. Kate Quinn, clinical psychologist1,
  2. Angela Glaves, senior lecturer in mental health nursing2
  1. 1South West Yorkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Wakefield, UK
  2. 2Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
  1. katequinnpsychology{at}

We welcome Martikainen and colleagues’ findings highlighting the potential health and wellbeing benefits of exposure to heavy metal music.1

There is a growing body of …

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