Effects of Energy Healing on Prostate Cancer
120 newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients will be randomized to one of 3 groups: Reiki,
another touch therapy, or guided imagery. Subjects in the Reiki and touch therapy groups
have 8 sessions in the 4 weeks prior to their medical intervention. Those in the imagery
group have one session prior to their medical intervention.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
To evaluate the effects of Reiki on anxiety states using validated psychometric instruments.
Each 30 minute session
Joan Fox, Ph.D.
The Cleveland Clinic
United States: Federal Government
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