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Shore, A. G. 2004. Long term effects of energetic healing on symptoms of psychological depression and self-perceived stress.  Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 10(3):42–48.

 

Baldwin, A.L. and G.E. Schwartz.  2006. Personal interaction with a Reiki practitioner decreases noise-induced microvascular damage in an animal model.  Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 12(1):15–22.

 

Crawford, S. E., V.W. Leaver, and S.D. Mahoney. 2006. Using Reiki to decrease memory and behavior problems in mild cognitive impairment and mild Alzheimer’s Disease. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 12(9):911–913.

 

Vitale, A.T. and P.C. O’Conner. 2006. The effect of Reiki on pain and anxiety in women with abdominal hysterectomies.  Holistic Nursing Practice, 20(6):263–272.


Tsang KL1, Carlson LE, Olson K. 2007.  Pilot crossover trial of Reiki versus rest for treating cancer-related fatigue. Integrative Cancer Therapies. 6(1):25-35.


So P.S., Jiang, Y, Qin, Y.  2008.  Touch therapies for pain relief in adultsCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (online). 8,(4)

 

Baldwin, A.L., C. Wagers, and G.E. Schwartz. 2008. Reiki improves heart rate homeostasis in laboratory rats.  Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 14 (4):417–422.

 

Lee MS1, Pittler MH, Ernst E.  2008.  Effects of reiki in clinical practice: a systematic review of randomised clinical trials. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 62(6):947-54.


Richeson NE, Spross JA, Lutz K, Peng C. 2010.  Effects of Reiki on anxiety, depression, pain, and physiological factors in community-dwelling older adults. Research into Gerontological Nursing, 3(3):187-99


Rachel S.C. Friedman, Matthew M. Burg, Pamela Miles, Forrester Lee, and Rachel Lampert.  2010. Effects of Reiki on Autonomic Activity Early After Acute Coronary Syndrome.  Journal of the American College of Cardiology,  56(12):995-6.


Baldwin, A.L., A. Vitale, E. Brownell, J. Scicinski, M. Kearns, and W. Rand. 2010. The Touchstone Process. An Ongoing Critical Review of Reiki in the Scientific Literature.  Holistic Nursing Practice 24(5):260–276.

 

Friedman, R.S.C., M.M. Burg, P. Miles, F. Lee, and R. Lampert. 2010.  Effects of Reiki on autonomic activity early after acute coronary syndrome. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 56:995–996.

 

Hulse RS1, Stuart-Shor EM, Russo J. 2010.  Endoscopic procedure with a modified Reiki intervention: a pilot study. Gastroenterology Nursing. 33(1):20-6.

 

Birocco N, Guillame C, Storto S, Ritorto G, Catino C, Gir N, Balestra L, Tealdi G, Orecchia C, Vito GD, Giaretto L, Donadio M, Bertetto O, Schena M, Ciuffreda L. 2011.  The effects of Reiki therapy on pain and anxiety in patients attending a day oncology and infusion services unit.  Holistic Nursing Practice, 25(5):238-45.

 

Morse ML, Beem LW. 2011.  Benefits of Reiki therapy for a severely neutropenic patient with associated influences on a true random number generator. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 17(12):1181-90.

 

Coakley, A.B., Barron, A.M. 2011.  Energy therapies in oncology nursing.  J Altern Complement Med. 17(12):1181-90.

 

Mehl-Madrona L, Renfrew NM, Mainguy B. 2011. Qualitative Assessment of the Impact of Implementing Reiki Training in a Supported Residence for People Older Than 50 Years with HIV/AIDS. The Permanente Journal, 15(3):43-50.

 

Díaz-Rodríguez L, Arroyo-Morales M, Cantarero-Villanueva I, Férnandez-Lao C, Polley M, Fernández-de-las-Peñas C. 2011.  The application of Reiki in nurses diagnosed with Burnout Syndrome has beneficial effects on concentration of salivary IgA and blood pressure. Revista Latino-Americano Enfermagem, 19(5):1132-8.

 

Díaz-Rodríguez L, Arroyo-Morales M, Fernández-de-las-Peñas C, García-Lafuente F, García-Royo C, Tomás-Rojas I. 2011. Immediate effects of reiki on heart rate variability, cortisol levels, and body temperature in health care professionals with burnout. Biological Research for Nursing, 13(4):376-82.

 

Bowden D, Goddard L, Gruzelier J.  2011.  A randomised controlled single-blind trial of the efficacy of reiki at benefitting mood and well-being. Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2011:381862

 

Vandervaart S1, Berger H, Tam C, Goh YI, Gijsen VM, de Wildt SN, Taddio A, Koren G. 2011.  The effect of distant reiki on pain in women after elective Caesarean section: a double-blinded randomised controlled trial.BMJ Open, 26;1(1)

 

Birocco N1, Guillame C, Storto S, Ritorto G, Catino C, Gir N, Balestra L, Tealdi G, Orecchia C, Vito GD, Giaretto L, Donadio M, Bertetto O, Schena M, Ciuffreda L.  2012.  The effects of Reiki therapy on pain and anxiety in patients attending a day oncology and infusion services unit.  The American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 29(4):290-4.


Marcus DA1, Blazek-O'Neill B, Kopar JL. 2013  Symptomatic improvement reported after receiving Reiki at a cancer infusion center. The American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 30(2):216-7.

 

Hahn J1, Reilly PM, Buchanan TM, 2014.  Development of a hospital reiki training program: training volunteers to provide reiki to patients, families, and staff in the acute care setting. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 33(1):15-21.

 

Bukowski EL1, Berardi D2. 2014.  Reiki brief report: using reiki to reduce stress levels in a nine-year-old child. Explore (NY), 10(4):253-5



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