Spiritual healing as a therapy for chronic pain: a randomized, clinical trial

@article{Abbot2001SpiritualHA,
  title={Spiritual healing as a therapy for chronic pain: a randomized, clinical trial},
  author={N. C. Abbot and E. Harkness and C. Stevinson and F.Paul Marshall and D. Conn and E. Ernst},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2001},
  volume={91},
  pages={79-89}
}
&NA; Spiritual healing is a popular complementary and alternative therapy; in the UK almost 13 000 members are registered in nine separate healing organisations. The present randomized clinical trial was designed to investigate the efficacy of healing in the treatment of chronic pain. One hundred and twenty patients suffering from chronic pain, predominantly of neuropathic and nociceptive origin resistant to conventional treatments, were recruited from a Pain Management Clinic. The trial had… Expand

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