Energy Healing for Cancer: A Critical Review

  title={Energy Healing for Cancer: A Critical Review},
  author={Rita Agdal and Jacob v. B. Hjelmborg and Helle Johannessen},
  journal={Complementary Medicine Research},
  pages={146 - 154}
Background: This article explores the evidence base of efficacy and effectiveness of ‘energy healing’ for cancer patients. The term ‘energy healing’ refers to a wide variety of therapies which are based on the premise that the healer transfers energy to the patient. Among the most researched forms of energy healing are reiki, therapeutic touch and healing touch. Material and Methods: PubMed, AMED, JStor, Social Science Citation Index and PsycInfo databases were searched, and articles were rated… 

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