The Effects Of Chinese Calligraphy On Reducing Anxiety And Comorbid Depression Levels Among Breast Cancer Patients In Hong Kong

@inproceedings{Liu2017TheEO,
  title={The Effects Of Chinese Calligraphy On Reducing Anxiety And Comorbid Depression Levels Among Breast Cancer Patients In Hong Kong},
  author={Anna Liu},
  year={2017}
}
THE EFFECTS OF CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY ON REDUCING ANXIETY AND COMORBID DEPRESSION LEVELS AMONG BREAST CANCER PATIENTS IN HONG KONG 

Calligraphy, Psychology and the Confucian Literati Personality

Our research in the past 40 years has identified beneficial effects of Chinese calligraphy handwriting (CCH) practice on visual attention, cognitive activation, physiological slowdown, emotional

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 185 REFERENCES

Psychological benefits for cancer patients and their partners participating in mindfulness‐based stress reduction (MBSR)

This is the first study to report MBSR participation with partners of cancer patients and Mindfulness‐based stress reduction programs have demonstrated clinical benefit for a variety of chronic illnesses, including cancer.

Mindfulness‐based stress reduction and cancer: a meta‐analysis

Objective: This meta‐analysis was conducted to investigate the effects of mindfulness‐based stress reduction (MBSR) on the mental and physical health status of various cancer patients.

The Effect of Anxiety on Breast Cancer Patients

  • S. Baqutayan
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Indian journal of psychological medicine
  • 2012
The study focuses on anxiety among breast cancer patients and aims at investigating cancer, its symptoms, and effects the disease has on the anxiety level of patients.

The encyclopedia of phobias, fears, and anxieties

Aimed at psychologists, psychiatrists and other healthcare practitioners, this reference work provides an alphabetical listing of all fears, anxieties and phobias, detailed under both their medical

Mindfulness-based stress reduction among breast cancer survivors: a literature review and discussion.

Evaluating and discussing existing studies of mindfulness-based stress reduction among breast cancer survivors found that most studies were one-group pre- and post-test design and examined the effect of MBSR on psychological outcomes.

Randomized controlled trial of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on posttraumatic growth of Chinese breast cancer survivors

Results showed that MBSR promoted the level of PTG and decreased perceived stress and anxiety state of Chinese BC patients, and the results persisted at three months after intervention.

The sequelae of anxiety in breast cancer: a human response to illness model.

A critical review of the empirical literature on anxiety in women with breast cancer is provided using the physiologic, pathophysiologic, behavior, and experiential perspectives of the Human Response to Illness (HRTI) Model.

Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

Mindfulness meditation may complement medical disease management by improving psychological distress and strengthening well-being in patients with rheumatoid arthritis through a randomized, waitlist-controlled pilot study.

Calligraphy therapy: A complementary approach to psychotherapy

  • H. Kao
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • 2010
Three decades of theory-based research has established the effectiveness of Chinese calligraphic handwriting (CCH) in causing cognitive activation, physiological slowdown, emotional stability and
...