Here is a list of recommended resources on drumming and healing:
Diallo, Yaya and Hall, Mitch. The Healing Drum: African Wisdom Teachings. Destiny Books, 1989.
Diallo, Yaha. The Healing Drum: African Ceremonial and Ritual Music (Audio CD). Destiny Recordings, 1994.
Diamond, John, MD. The Way of the Pulse – Drumming with Spirit. Enhancement Books. Bloomingdale IL. US. 1999.
Friedman, Dorian, Drumming to the rhythms of life. U.S. News & World Report; 06/09/97, Vol. 122 Issue 22, p17, 1/2p, 1c
Friedman, Robert Lawrence. The Healing Power of the Drum, White Cliffs Media, Reno, NV, 2000
Longhofer, Jeffrey and Floersch, Jerry. African drumming and psychiatric rehabilitation. Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal; Apr93, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p3, 8p http://www.irietones.com/drumtherapy-article_5.htm
Doyle, Mabry. Drumming and Wellness. The Birthing of Rhythmaculture. http://www.healthysounds.com/feature10.html
Mikenas, Edward E. Drumming on the Edge of Leadership: Hand Drumming and Leadership Skills for the New Millennium.
Percussive Notes. February 2003. http://www.irietones.com/drumtherapy-article_12.htm
Redmond, Layne. When the Drummers Were Women. Three Rivers Press, New York, NY 1997
Robertson, Ian H. Mind Sculpture:Unlocking Your Brain’s Untapped Potential. Fromm International. New York, NY, 2000.
Slotoroff, C. Drumming technique for assertiveness and anger management in the short-term psychiatric setting for adult and adolescent survivors of trauma. 1994. Music Therapy Perspectives, Special Issue: Psychiatric music therapy. Vol 12, Issue 2. p. 111-116. http://www.irietones.com/drumtherapy-article_8.htm
Stevens, Christine. Should Drums Be Sold in Pharmacies? 2001. Percussive Notes. http://www.irietones.com/drumtherapy-article_6.htm
Thompson, April. Beating Chronic Illness: Drumming offers a sound addition to modern efforts to ease pain. Science and Spirit Magazine, September-October, 2001, http://www.healthysounds.com/feature13.html
Winkelman, Michael. Complementary Therapy for Addiction: Drumming Out Drugs. American Journal of Public Health; Apr2003, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p647, 5p http://www.irietones.com/drumtherapy-article_2.htm