Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
            
  Top » Catalog » Books » Health » Public Health » Pain Management Yearbook 2014 Chapters » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
  
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Lithium-Ion Batteries: Materials, Applications and Technology
$144.00
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Evaluation of BodyTalk, a Novel Mind-Body Medicine, for Chronic Pain Treatment (pp. 295-310)
Tell A Friend
 
Tell someone you know about this product.
Evaluation of BodyTalk, a Novel Mind-Body Medicine, for Chronic Pain Treatment (pp. 295-310) $0.00
Authors:  Laura L Stuve, Honghu Liu, Jie Shen, Jill Gianettoni and Janet Galipo
Abstract:
The objective of this study was to evaluate BodyTalk, a novel system of complementary
and alternative medicine (CAM), for the treatment of chronic pain. The study
investigated whether people with chronic pain conditions showed improvements in pain,
emotional factors, and overall health measures following 8 weekly distance BodyTalk
treatments using the on-line Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information
System (PROMIS). The study evaluated 36 subjects, randomized into a treatment (N=19)
and a control group (N=17) using a single-blinded design in Phase I, followed by a
crossover Phase II where the control subjects were treated. Subjects completed PROMIS
assessments to self-report on their pain levels and other factors prior to, throughout the
course of treatment, and 3 months post-treatment. The blinded treatment group showed
significant improvements compared to the control group for pain level (p=0.0486),
anxiety (p=0.034), and satisfaction with social role measures (p=0.035). Fatigue, overall
physical and mental health showed significance in the pooled treatment group data. This
initial evaluation of BodyTalk suggests that this mind-body CAM system is effective in
reducing pain level as well as emotional symptoms associated with long-term chronic
pain. A larger scale replication study with strong statistical power is warranted to validate
and confirm these preliminary findings. 


Available Options:
Version:

  Open Access item.
  Click below PDF icon for free download.

  

This is an Open Access item. Click above PDF icon for free download.
Special Focus Titles
01.Essays on the Philosophical Nexus between Religion and Politics. Volume 2
02.Glaciology for Glacial Geologists
03.Tropical Fruits: From Cultivation to Consumption and Health Benefits, Fruits from the Amazon
04.The Copper Garden: New Zealand Novels
05.Informed Parents, Healthy Kids: Information You Need to Know to Find the Right Mental Health Practitioner
06.An Echo of Silence: A Comprehensive Research Study on Early Child Marriage (ECM) in Iran
07.Panic Disorder: Assessment, Management and Research Insights
08.Multiple Sclerosis in Children and Adolescents
09.Parkinsonís Disease: Awareness among Young Adults
10.Cancer and Exercise
11.Psychobiological, Clinical, and Educational Aspects of Giftedness
12.Why 40%-80% of Chronic Pain Patients Are Misdiagnosed and How to Correct That

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2018

Evaluation of BodyTalk, a Novel Mind-Body Medicine, for Chronic Pain Treatment (pp. 295-310)