Keeping the balance--an overview of mind-body therapies in pediatric oncology.

@article{Kanitz2013KeepingTB,
  title={Keeping the balance--an overview of mind-body therapies in pediatric oncology.},
  author={Jenny Lena Kanitz and Maria Eugenia Moneta Camus and Georg Seifert},
  journal={Complementary therapies in medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S20-5
        }
}
This overview aims to give a brief introduction for clinicians in the wide field of Mind-Body Therapies (MBTs), to summarize the current research status of MBTs in pediatric oncology and to mention challenges for future goals. Most used techniques (relaxation, hypnosis, yoga, massage, MBSR, eurythmy) will be described and efficacy will be discussed. MBTs are an enhancement of conventional medicine to motivate the patient to participate in his recovery. Most MBTs are of low risk and are… CONTINUE READING
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