ISSN 1538-1080

Category: Research

Mindfulness: The Power of a Parent’s Intentional Influence on a Prenate

There is a long history of provision of pre- and perinatal (PPN) education to expecting mothers, and less so to fathers. Due to inconsistencies in both research methodologies and subsequent study findings, understanding what constitutes best practice in PPN education programs remains unclear. This research study was the second of four in a PhD program

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Quantum-Touch® Significantly Reduces Acute and Chronic Pain in Adults

Abstract The objective of this clinical trial was to evaluate the efficacy of Quantum-Touch in alleviating acute and chronic pain in 41 subjects who suffered from a spectrum of pains, including arthritis, injury, back pain, stress, work related muscle overuse, headache, cancer treatment, gallbladder (following surgical removal), fibromyalgia and Parkinsons Disease. In this pilot study,

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Size Does Matter: Perceptual Distortion of Body Size in Females and the Relationship Between BMI, Depression and Body Dissatisfaction

Body dissatisfaction research has primarily focused on either young children or adolescent populations and individuals with a clinical eating disorders. The relationship between body dissatisfaction and lifestyle behaviors has been demonstrated, however this link has only been explored in adolescents. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between BMI, depression, anxiety, stress

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Central Nervous System Apnea Can Be Caused by Traumatizing Events, and It Can Be Resolved

This article highlights a phenomenological discovery: It is probable that thousands of people who have been prescribed continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines for apnea do not actually need them if their post-traumatic stress memories are addressed. The author helps clients reframe decisions they made about themselves and their perceived safety in the world during

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An Integral Treatment Paradigm (ITP) in the Treatment of Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial Plus Qualitative Analysis, Using Mind-Body Medicine and Energy Medicine to Bolster the Emotional, Func…

Focus: This study investigated the use of an Integral Treatment Paradigm (ITP), per Ken Wilbers integral theory as its treatment principle for treating the symptoms and discomfort associated with cancer. Major Findings: Results showed that the intervention group achieved significant improvement in QOL scores as compared with the control group. The mean difference was 15.19,

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Healing in Rwanda: The Words of the Therapists

In 2009, four therapists from the United Sates presented the basic algorithm training in Thought Field Therapy (TFT) to 36 respected community members at the Izere Center (Center for Hope) in the Northern District of Rwanda. A year later, 35 of the trained therapists reported in an interview that they had treated an average of

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Community Healing Project for ALL

Abstract While healing is increasingly accepted in addressing the problems of individuals, the applications of healing for larger numbers of people is not as well known. Fountain International is a world-wide community healing project, based on the simple concept that communities, like people, suffer from disease and may be healed. By tuning in ones thoughts

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Feeding feelings: Is there a relationship between emotional eating and body mass index in adults?

Abstract The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between emotional eating and body mass index (BMI) in an international sample of healthy weight, overweight, and obese adults (N = 226). It was hypothesised emotional eating scores would differ significantly between the BMI classification groups. Consistent with expectations, ANCOVA results revealed significant differences in emotional

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An Investigation of Relationship Satisfaction on Resilience and Body Image

Abstract The aim of this study was to explore the association between relationship satisfaction and low body image. The current research also investigated whether body image dissatisfaction (BID) was affected by ethnic diversity. Past research has examined many factors which are highly related to BID; however, there is a paucity of research investigating relationship satisfaction,

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The ICBEST Model of Forgiveness, Healing, Energy Therapy and Change

Abstract This article introduced the ICBEST (integrative, cognitive, behavioral, energy and spiritual therapy) model for guiding therapy and change, using an extensive, single case study of a highly depressed, suicidal client. Five of the eight levels of the PPPT (Positive Pressure Point Techniques) were used as the energy therapy approach in addition to Integrative Forgiveness

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