2016
DOI: 10.1590/1518-8345.1614.2834
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Massage and Reiki used to reduce stress and anxiety: Randomized Clinical Trial

Abstract: ABTRACTObjective:to evaluate the effectiveness of massage and reiki in the reduction of stress and anxiety in clients at the Institute for Integrated and Oriental Therapy in Sao Paulo (Brazil). Method:clinical tests randomly done in parallel with an initial sample of 122 people divided into three groups: Massage + Rest (G1), Massage + Reiki (G2) and a Control group without intervention (G3). The Stress Systems list and the Trace State Anxiety Inventory were used to evaluate the groups at the start and after 8 … Show more

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“…Therefore, individuals with health concerns corresponding with the aforementioned symptoms may show the most promise for treating with Reiki. Indeed, the results of this nonclinical real-world study are consistent with small sample clinical trials in which Reiki was associated with improvements in well-being [16][17][18][19][20][21] and alleviation of pain, 3,22-24 emotional stress, [25][26][27][28] anxiety, 21,23,26,28 and depression. 25,29 Positive affect was below norm levels at pre and increased to norm levels at post, whereas negative affect was at norm and decreased to below norm levels following Reiki.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 79%
“…Therefore, individuals with health concerns corresponding with the aforementioned symptoms may show the most promise for treating with Reiki. Indeed, the results of this nonclinical real-world study are consistent with small sample clinical trials in which Reiki was associated with improvements in well-being [16][17][18][19][20][21] and alleviation of pain, 3,22-24 emotional stress, [25][26][27][28] anxiety, 21,23,26,28 and depression. 25,29 Positive affect was below norm levels at pre and increased to norm levels at post, whereas negative affect was at norm and decreased to below norm levels following Reiki.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 79%
“…53 Masaj, dinlenme ve reikinin girişimsiz kontrol grubuna göre stresi azaltmadaki etkilerinin araştırıldığı bir çalışmada, 4 hafta boyunca haftada 2 kez reiki ve masajın uygulandığı gruplarda girişimsiz kontrol grubuna göre daha az stres düzeyi bildirilmiştir. 54 Bakım verici tükenmişliği ile ilgili olarak, reikinin sağlık çalışanlarında da tükenmişlik ve stres semptomlarında etkili olduğu belirtilmiştir. Bu konuya ilişkin yapılan bir araştırmada, reiki oturumlarında, reikinin tedaviye katılanların parasempatik sinir sistemini etkilediğini gösteren fizyolojik bulgular tespit edilmiştir.…”
Section: Bakim Veri̇ci̇ Stresi̇ni̇n Yöneti̇mi̇nde Rei̇ki̇ Enerji̇ Terapi̇si̇unclassified
“…Massase secara psikologis dapat menurunkan tingkat kecemasan dan stres (Lindgren, 2012), sehingga tubuh merasa nyaman setelah melakukan recovery melalui massase (Zadkhosh, Ariaee, Atri, Rashidlamir, & Saadatyar, 2015). Melalui perasaan nyaman tersebut, tingkat kelelahan yang terjadi pada pemain sepak bola juga akan semakin rendah (Kurebayashi et al, 2016…”
Section: Hasil Dan Pembahasanunclassified