Mind-Body Therapies 69 articles
- Biofeedback (Psychology)
- Breathing Exercises
- Imagery (Psychotherapy)
- Laughter Therapy
Prayer practices among young adults.
Prayer is the most common complementary and alternative intervention used by most Americans. Yet, little is known about the prayer practices of young adults. In this exploratory study, 4 types of prayer practices of 62 young adults (21-30 years old) are described. The 4 different categories of praye...
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...
A randomized controlled trial of movement strategies compared with exercise for people with Parkinson's disease
This randomized controlled clinical trial was conducted to compare the effects of movement rehabilitation strategies and exercise therapy in hospitalized patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease. Participants were randomly assigned to a group that received movement strategy training or musculosk...
Potential role of mind-body therapies in cancer survivorship.
The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by cancer survivors is high, particularly among those with psychosocial distress, poor quality of life, culturally based health beliefs, and those who experience health disparities in the mainstream healthcare system. As the number of cancer su...
Where spirituality fits in treatment modalities.
Biofield therapies: Biophysical basis and biological regulations?
Formal errors in non-pharmaceutical medicine (CAM): clinical medicine, mind-body medicine, body-psychotherapy, holistic medicine, clinical h...
We found formal errors regarding: 1) The principle of salutogenesis, 2) The principle of similarity, 3) The principle that healing happens in surplus of resources, 4) The principle of using as little force as possible (primum non nocere), 5) The Hering's law of cure (you will get well in the opposit...
[Some physiological aspects of the mechanism of action of traditional health-improving methods (Cigun, Indian, and Tibetan Yoga)].
Mind-Body Training Offers Hope and Help to the Gulf Coast
Guided imagery and mind-body medicine.