MEDICAL RESEARCH, AND OTHER PAPERS ON REIKI
- an incomplete
-2007 byJames Deacon
At the time
of compilation of this list, several of the following papers/articles
were freely available on the internet...
P. (BSN, RN,,CNOR), Alandydy, K . (BA)  Using Reiki to support
surgical patients. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. Apr; vol 13,
no 4, pp 89-91.
R.  Using Reiki as a harm reduction tool and as a stress
management technique for participants and self.
Northeast Conference: Drugs, Sex and Harm Reducation Conference
Syllabus, , Harm Reduction Coalition and the Drug Policy
Foundation, the ACLU AIDS Project and the City University of New
RK, Kurup PA.  Changes in the isoprenoid pathway with transcendental
meditation and Reiki healing practices in seizure disorder. (Department
of Neurology, Medical College Hospital, Trivandrum 695-003, Kerala,
India). in Neurology India. 2003 Jun; vol 51, no2, pp211-4.
Unknown [?] Autonomic Nervous-System-Changes During Reiki Treatment:
A Preliminary Study. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary
Medicine vol 10, no 6.
Unknown  Reiki: Tapping the unseen self. International Journal
of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol 15, no 9, pp22-23
Unknown  Reiki; a balancing therapy. International Journal
of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol 16, no 2, pp22-23
Unknown  Remedy Brief: Reiki. This Japanese system of energy
healing is used for acute and chronic pain. Natural Health - Massachusetts,
L.,  Reiki: Esoteric therapy or quantum interaction? (Paper
presented at:) 3rd European Colloquium on Ethnopharmacolgy - 1st
International Conference on Anthropology and History of Health
L.,  Reiki healing: No matter nor energy. Just being. (Presented
at:) the 12th Continental members Meeting of the Scientific
& Medical Network, Cortona, Italy.
L., & Chambers, M.  Reiki energy medicine: Bringing
healing touch into home, hospital, and hospice. Vermont, U.S.A:
Healing Arts Press.
M.  Reiki; bridging tradition & complementary healing
techniques. OT Practice; Feb 1997
B., Vittetoe, T., Hartwell,  The efficacy of Reiki hands-on
healing: improvements in spleen and nervous system function as
quantified by electrodermal screening. Alternative Therapies 1997
July; vol 3 no 4.
F.  Ancient Reiki accepted at a modern American Hospital.
The Journal of Awareness. pp 3,16.
R. A.  The use of Reiki therapy in the treatment of pain
in rheumatoid arthritis. Master's thesis (unpublished), University
of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
M. (RN BSN),  Introduction to Reiki: A complementary therapy
for life. Alternative Therapies in Clinical Practice vol 4, no
M. (RN BSN), Reiki: A complementary therapy for life. American
Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, Jan 1997, Vol 14, no 1,
L.  Reiki in a G.P. Practice: A Report based on 29 patients
over the period 5.10.99 - 25.7.01. Unpublished.
L. J. & Singg S.,  Effects of Reiki on Pain and selected
affective and personality variables of chronically ill Patients.
Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine, vol 9, no 1, pp51-82
J. & Wardell, D. . Experience of a Reiki Session, Alternative
Therapies, vol 8, no 2, pp48-53
R. [?] Reiki: a supportive therapy in nursing practice and self-care
for nurses. University of Rochester School of Nursing, Loving
Touch Center of East Rochester, NY, USA
D.(Dip.App.Sc.[Nursing] [UWSN]., B.H.Sc.[Nursing]) [UWSN].,MCN[NSW].,
MRCNA.) & James B.H. [?] The Mystery and Meaning of Reiki.
B., Brewitt, Dr. B.  The efficacy of Reiki hands-on healing
- Improvements in adrenal, spleen and nervous function as quantified
by electro-dermal screening. Alternative Therapies Symposium,
Florida 1997. Alternative Therapies, vol 3, no 4, p89.
W., Mendenhall, E., Green, R., Kates-Chinnoy,S., Wacker, E, &
Zwickey, H. The Effect of Reiki on the Immune System. Helfgott
Research Institue at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine,
Portland, Oregon, USA
P.  Working with survivors of torture in Sarajevo with Reiki,
Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery, vol 7, no 4
G.  Reiki Healing. Journal of Natural Medicine vol 3, no
V.J.  A brief introduction to Reiki. British Journal of
Therapy & Rehabilitation. May 2002 - vol 9, no 5, pp190-3
V.J. Reiki to Reduce Anxiety:A Literature Review.Journal
of Chartered Physiotherapists in Mental Healthcare. Jun; 18 pp13-17.
A, Laing G, Nurse J, & Denilkewich A.  The Experience
of Reiki: Five Middle-Aged Women in the Midwest, Journal of Alternative
and Complementary Therapies; vol 4, no 3, pp211-217
A., Beuche, M., Laing, G., Leis A., & Nurse, J.  A Study
to Test the Effectiveness of Placebo Reiki Standardization Procedures
Developed for a Planned Reiki Efficacy Study, The Journal of Alternative
and Complementary Medicine, New York vol 5, no 2, pp153-164.
P.  Preliminary report on the use of Reiki for HIV-related
pain and anxiety. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine.
2003; vol 9 no 2 p36.
P. & True, G (PhD). Reiki: Review of a Biofield Therapy.
History, Theory, Practice & Research. Alternative Therapies,
Mar/Apr 2003; vol 9, no 2, p67
G., & Chapman, E.,  The benefits of Reiki treatment
in drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs. Pathways to healing:
Enhancing Life through Complementary Therapies, Conference Proceedings,
Sept, 24-25 Canberra: Royal College of Nursing, Australia
Zale T.  The effects of Reiki treatment on telepathy and
personality traits. Thesis [MS in Counselling] - Calif. State
L. Ameling, A.  The Empowering Nature of Reiki as a Complementary
Therapy. Holistic Nursing Practice, vol 14, no 3, pp21-29
K. & Hanson, J.  Using Reiki to manage pain: a preliminary
report. Cancer Prevention & Control, vol 1, no 2, pp108-115.
Cross Cancer Institute.
K, Hanson J, Michaud M. [?] A phase II trial of Reiki for the
management of pain in advanced cancer patients. Faculty of Nursing
and International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, University
of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
J. (RGN, Reiki Master) [?] Thirteen Case Studies to Investigate
the Effects of Reiki on the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis. The
Reiki Research Foundation.
N.  Reiki - the gift of love, healing and wholeness; Nursing
C.  Reiki Therapy - A tool for Wellness. Imprint - New York
- National Student Nurses Association, vol 46, no 2, pp31-33
A.L. [?] Pronounced effects of proper Reiki attunement. American
Reiki Master Association Newsletter; vol 1, no 5, p6.
L.  Hypnosis and Reiki. Journal of Hypnotism, Dec; pp8-10
T.  The Science Behind Reiki - What Happens in a Treatment?
UK Reiki Federation
J. Clinical Exemplars; the first Reiki practitioner in our
OR. AORN Journal, vol 67, no3, pp674-77
R. Reiki: A Starting Point for Integrative Medicine. Alternative
Therapies in Health and Medicine.2003; vol 9, no 2, pp20-21.
M. & Braud, W.  Reiki-Plus natural healing: an ethnographic/experimental
study. PSI Research, 1985 Sept/Dec vol 4 no 3, pp100-123.
R.  Case Report: Enhancing the Treatment of HIV/AIDS with
Reik Training and Treatment. Alternative Therapies in Health and
Medicine. 2003; vol 9, no 2, p120.
A.,  Reiki - healing and dealing. Australian Nursing Journal.1994
Aug; vol 2, no 2, p3
L.  A study of Reiki, an energy field treatment, using Rogers'
science. Rogerian Science News, vol 8 no 3, pp14-15
L.  A study of Reiki using Rogers' science: Part II. Rogerian
Science News, vol 8, no 4, pp13-14.
L.  A study of Reiki, An energy field treatment, using Rogers'
Science. Rogerian Science News; vol 8, no 1, p3.
L.  A study of Reiki using Rogers' Science, Part II. Rogerian
Science News; vol 8, no 1, p4
of Michigan.[?] Reiki Technique Study to Control Chronic Pain
in Diabetic Neuropathy.The Department of Public Relations &
Marketing Communications, University of Michigan
Sell, SL.  Reiki: an ancient touch therapy. Reiki News.
Feb. 1996, pp57-59
Wardell D.W.; Engebretson J. Biological correlates of Reiki
Touch healing. Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 33, no 4, February
W.  Reiki Healing: A Physiologic Perspective. Journal of
Holistic Nursing, vol 7, no 1, pp47-54.
K. M. & Wishnia, G. S.  Reiki therapy: The benefits
to a nurse/Reiki practitioner. Holistic Nursing Practice, vol
17, no4, pp209
T.,  Reiki Therapy Journal of Christian Nursing, vol 15;
no 1, pp12-13
D. & Dundes L.  Harnessing Life Energy or Wishful Thinking?:
Reiki, Placebo Reiki, Meditation and Music, Alternative and Complementary
Therapies, vol 7, no 5, pp304-309