Mind-Body Therapies 26 articles
- Biofeedback (Psychology)
- Breathing Exercises
- Imagery (Psychotherapy)
- Laughter Therapy
Where spirituality fits in treatment modalities.
[Some physiological aspects of the mechanism of action of traditional health-improving methods (Cigun, Indian, and Tibetan Yoga)].
Helping people live between office visits: An interview with Bernie Siegel, MD. Interview by Sheldon Lewis.
Bernie Siegel, MD, was born in Brooklyn, New York, and attended Colgate University and Cornell University Medical College. Dr Siegel trained as a surgeon at Yale New Haven Hospital, West Haven Veteran's Hospital, and the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. He was an assistant clinical professor of su...
The effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program in Iranian HIV/AIDS patients: a pilot study.
We examined the effects of MBSR upon psychological, physical status and CD4 count of HIV/AIDS infected patients registered at the Positive Club of Imam Khomeini Hospital in 2007. Using a pilot study, we evaluated the effectiveness of a psychological intervention (8-week) that was based on training i...
Incorporating religion and spirituality to improve care for anxiety and depression in older adults.
Recent research has suggested that religion/spirituality may be linked to improved physical and emotional health, although the patient's motivation and method of using religious/spiritual beliefs appear to be a key factor in obtaining benefit. Studies have shown that there is a high level of religio...
[Body techniques in a group of pregnant women: the experience of the subjects].
The objective this study was evaluate the effectiveness of the use of the body techniques in a group of pregnant women according to the experience of the subjects. They were all interviewed before the end of the group developed in a University Hospital. The descriptive categories of the experience w...
Mind-body medicine: a conceptual (re)synthesis?
The aim of this paper is to review the literature on mind-body medicine (MBM) in a narrative manner. A coherent construct is explored and developed that includes a conceptual synthesis of existing theories that is grounded in qualitative paradigms. Theoretical reflections on MBM are addressed in ord...
[Aspects of the mind-body relationship in the perspective of medical history].
In the article three kinds of history writing about the mind-body relationship are presented: History as a puzzle, history as a connection of important pieces into meaningful narrative traditions and history as an investigation into the changing importance and meaning of concepts and discussions in...
Health and spirituality.
Mindfulness meditation research: issues of participant screening, safety procedures, and researcher training.
We offer screener schematics aimed at determining the contraindication status of potential research participants. Moreover, we provide information on numerous MM training options. Ours is the first presentation of this type aimed at helping researchers think through the safety and training issues pr...