Research Updates: stress

Below are short extracts from research updates about this subject - select more to read each item.

  1. Issue 104

    SHORE writes about a trial on the long-term effects of energetic healing on symptoms of depression and stress.


  2. Issue 100

    SALAMON and others, Neuroscience Research Institute, State University of New York at Old Westbury, New York 11568, USA, have reviewed (77 references) the mechanism by which music induces relaxation and downregulates stress processes and pathologies. Abstract:<1


  3. Issue 99

    NAITO and co-workers, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and Behaviour, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Campus, St Dunstan's Road, London W6 8RF, UK,, have studied the impact of self-hy1


  4. Issue 91

    SHI and colleagues, Department of Molecular Genetics, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 661 Hoes Lane, Piscataway 08854, USA, shiyu@umdnj1


  5. Issue 90

    COE and LUBACH, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 22 North Charter Street, Madison, WI 53175, USA,, write about critical periods of special health rel1


  6. Issue 90

    ESCH and colleagues, The Mid-Body Medical Institute, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA,, have reviewed (154 r1


  7. Issue 90

    MAJUMDAR and co-workers, Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Freiburg, Germany, have evaluated the question of whether mindfulness meditation contributes to health.


  8. Issue 85

    SCHOFIELD, Nursing, University of Sheffield, evaluated Snoezelen [a multiplicity of different activities on the sensory level – light, noises, feelings, smells and taste] for relaxation in chronic pain1


  9. Issue 85

    STETTER and KUPPER, Oberbergklinik Extertal for Psychotherapy, psychiatry, and Psuchosomatic Medicine, Brede 29, D-32699 Extertal, Germany,, analyze 1


  10. Issue 83

    PAWLOW and JONES, Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi, Southern Station Box 5309, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5309, USA, E:, measured the


  11. Issue 82

    CURTIS, Marie Curie Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, reported on an audit of a pilot hypnotherapy service – provided for patients, carers and staff – at a specialist palliative care unit in Newcastle-on-Tyne.


  12. Issue 82

    JACOBS, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA,, reviewed (30 references) evidence for the bene1


  13. Issue 82

    KJELLGREN and colleagues, Department of Psychology, Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden, investigated the possible benefits of rest/relaxation in a flotation tank to patients suffering chronic muscle1


  14. Issue 81

    VEMPATI and TELLES, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Chamarajpet, Bangalore, India, studied the effects of yoga-based guided relaxation compared with simply lying down and resting o1


  15. Issue 80

    WEBER and colleagues, Clinic for Internal Medicine-Psychosomatics, Charite Campus Virchow Clinic, Medical School of the Humboldt University, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany, E:


  16. Issue 79

    KIECOLT-GLASER and colleagues, Department of Psychiatry, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1670 Upham Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA,, reviewed (176 referenc1


  17. Issue 78

    REID and colleagues, School of Psychology, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia 6150, Australia, investigated whether stress management techniques could reduce the incidence or severity of symp1


  18. Issue 78

    KIECOLT-GLASER and colleagues, Department of Psychiatry, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA,, reviewed (155 references) early an1


  19. Issue 78

    JOHNSEN and LUTGENDORF, Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA,, examined whether the ability to visualise menta1


  20. Issue 78

    TAKAHASHI and colleagues, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, D3, Suita City, Osaka 565-0871, Japan,,1


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