ISSN 1538-1080

Category: Research

Constructing Body Image in University Women: The Relationship between Self-Esteem, Self-Compassion, and Intuitive Eating

AbstractBody image related concerns among women are well researched. However, this research has consistently focused on identifying pathological and maladaptive correlates of body image. Body image research has been based on the assumption that a positive body image is merely an absence of or is defined by low levels of a negative body image. Therefore,

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Mindfulness, Empowerment and Feminist Identity Development as Protective Factors Against Women Developing Body Image Dissatisfaction

Abstract Body image dissatisfaction among women is pervasive and associated with increased risk for maladaptive eating practices, poor self-concept, depression and psychological distress (Polivy & Herman, 2002; Wiederman & Pryor, 2000). Although the prevalence of dissatisfaction with body image is high among women (APA, 2000; Kruger, Lee, Ainsworth, & Macera, 2008), few studies to date

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Practical Application of Emotional Freedom Techniques for Food Cravings

Abstract Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) has been shown to have a lasting effect on food cravings, power over food and restraint ability, and ultimately results in weight loss. This paper discusses the approach utilised in a recent food craving clinical treatment trial (Stapleton, Sheldon, & Porter, 2012; Stapleton, Sheldon, Porter, & Whitty, 2011), and highlights

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Effects of Reiki Treatment on Anxiety and Depression: A Randomized Control Trial

Background: The prevalence of anxiety disorder and depression are alarming and escalating worldwide. Reiki, a vibrational or subtle energy therapy, is believed to aid the bodys innate ability to regain balance and wellness and therefore may prove invaluable in reducing anxiety disorder and depression. Objective: This randomized, controlled study examined the effects of Reiki on

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Effects of Reiki Treatment on Anxiety and Depression: A Randomized Control Trial

Abstract Background: The prevalence of anxiety disorder and depression are alarming and escalating worldwide. Reiki, a vibrational or subtle energy therapy, is believed to aid the bodys innate ability to regain balance and wellness and therefore may prove invaluable in reducing anxiety disorder and depression. Objective: This randomized, controlled study examined the effects of Reiki

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Human Clinical Study of the Efficacy of LifeWave Energy Patch in Improving Flexibility, Strength and Endurance in Healthy Humans

In this double-blind crossover placebo-controlled clinical trial, tests were conducted that measure flexibility, strength and endurance in 60 healthy humans. Tests conducted included: stretch and reach, hand strength, latissimus dorsi pull down maximum weight, outcome measures with an ergometer bicycle (peak and average power and watts per kilogram, average and peak speed and speed per

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Random number generators at the ballpark: Preliminary evidence for the detection of moment-by-moment fluctuations in group attention as measured by Psigenics software

The field of consciousness studies seeks reliable measurement devices to detect the existence of human consciousness and its impact on the physical world. The random number generator (RNG) technology utilized by Princetons Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) lab is a well-studied approach to detecting mind/machine interactions. RNG studies in the lab and in the field have

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Healing Cities Working Group

Download PDF > The healing process in the human body is the ability to rebuild, repair and regenerate cells, tissues and organs. Regeneration draws upon the bodys innate intelligence to heal itself. What would it then mean for a city to be healed, and eventually to reciprocate and be healing and heal itself, its inhabitants

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‘Placebo’ Is the Medical Term For Self-Healing

Abstract This article is inspired by a fascinating series of YouTube videos on studies of the placebo effect on pains and other problems. A high-powered team of eight academics from various disciplines discusses research on many ways in which placebo reactions can be stimulated. These videos are most interesting for the self-healings they reveal. More

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