The effectiveness of foot reflexology in reducing anxiety and duration of labor in primiparas: An open-label randomized controlled trial.
CONCLUSION: Foot reflexology had a positive short-term anxiolytic effect during labor in primiparas with moderate-to-severe anxiety but did not affect the duration of labor. PMID: 32056811 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - February 1, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Levy I, Attias S, Stern Lavee T, Avneri O, Cohen G, Balachsan S, Sagi S, Schiff E Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Comparison of the effects of stabilization exercise plus kinesio taping and stabilization exercise alone on pain and well-being in fibromyalgia.
Abstract PURPOSE: To compare the effects of spinal stabilization exercise (SSE) plus kinesio taping (KT) and SSE alone on pain and well-being in women with fibromyalgia (FM). MATERIAL AND METHODS: Patients with FM were randomly allocated into SSE (n:19) and SSE + KT (n:17) groups. Pain and fatigue with Visual Analog Scale, health status with Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire, quality of life (QoL) with Nottingham Health Profile, depression with Beck Depression Inventory, sleep quality with Jenkins Sleep Scale were assessed. SSE and KT with fascial correction technique were carried out 2 days a week ...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - February 1, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Toprak Celenay S, Mete O, Akan S, Un Yildirim N, Erten S Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

The effects of preoperative guided imagery interventions on preoperative anxiety and postoperative pain: A meta-analysis.
CONCLUSION: Guided imagery preoperatively is an effective, easy and low-cost intervention. PMID: 32056813 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - February 1, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Álvarez-García C, Yaban ZŞ Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

The effectiveness of tai chi in breast cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
CONCLUSION: Tai chi shows no improvement in fatigue compared with conventional supportive interventions, but it significantly relieves fatigue symptom for breast cancer patients when used with conventional supportive care interventions. Tai chi versus conventional supportive care interventions, and as an adjunct to conventional therapy is effective in improving QoL for breast cancer patients. PMID: 32056814 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - February 1, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Liu L, Tan H, Yu S, Yin H, Baxter GD Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Effects of yoga on anxiety and depression for high risk mothers on hospital bedrest.
This study is a randomized controlled trial to assess the effects of a specialized adapted yoga program on anxiety and depression for high-risk expectant mothers on bedrest in a hospital setting. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Seventy-nine pregnant subjects on physician ordered hospitalized bedrest were randomized into two groups: receiving biweekly yoga sessions (intervention group) or receiving no yoga (control group). Data collection tool was the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) to assess outcomes after delivery. RESULTS: Yoga, even as little as three sessions, showed significant impact in reducing anxiety...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - February 1, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Gallagher A, Kring D, Whitley T Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Stretching exercises combined with ischemic compression in pectoralis minor muscle with latent trigger points: A single-blind, randomized, controlled pilot trial.
CONCLUSION: IC may be followed by contract-relax PNF stretching to increase the length of PM muscle with LTrPs. PMID: 32056816 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - February 1, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Birinci T, Mustafaoglu R, Kaya Mutlu E, Razak Ozdincler A Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Effect of pranayama breathing technique on asthma control, pulmonary function, and quality of life: A single-blind, randomized, controlled trial.
CONCLUSION: Pranayama improved asthma control and asthma-related quality of life in people with asthma, but it did not show a significant difference in PFT values. PMID: 32056817 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - February 1, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Erdoğan Yüce G, Taşcı S Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Mongolian Mind-Body Interactive Psychotherapy enhances the quality of life of patients with esophageal cancer: A pilot study.
This study aimed to shed light on the effect of MMIP on the quality of life of patients in Inner Mongolia. A total of 21 patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer were studied. QoL assessment was performed using the two questionnaires of EORTC QLQ-OES 18 and QLICP-OES. The results showed that MMIP had statistical significant improvement on body function, psychological function, common symptoms, and side effects, such as reflux. As alternative and complementary medicine, MMIP could help esophageal cancer patients experience better QoL. Further large-scale studies are required to determine the impact of MMIP for QoL in patie...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - February 1, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Chagan-Yasutan H, Arlud S, Zhang L, Hattori T, Heriyed B, He N Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

The influence of a therapy dog on a pediatric therapy organization: A mini ethnography.
PMID: 32056819 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - February 1, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Burr M, Wittman P Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

The effect of music therapy during colonoscopy on pain, anxiety and patient comfort: A randomized controlled trial.
This study aimed to determine the effect of music therapy on pain, anxiety, and patient comfort during colonoscopy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a randomized, controlled, intervention study, which included 112 patients that underwent colonoscopy. The patients were randomized into the intervention group (n = 56) that was given 30-minute music therapy during the colonoscopy and the control group (n = 56) without any intervention other than routine nursing care. The data were collected using an information and observation form, the Visual Analog Scale (VAS) and the Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety In...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - February 1, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Çelebi D, Yılmaz E, Şahin ST, Baydur H Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Mindfulness interventions for rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
CONCLUSION: mindfulness interventions can significantly improve pain intensity, depression, and symptoms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis compared with conventional therapy. But the result still needs to be confirmed by more high-quality, large-sample randomized controlled trials. PMID: 31957665 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - January 11, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zhou B, Wang G, Hong Y, Xu S, Wang J, Yu H, Liu Y, Yu L Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Vitamin D suppresses proangiogenic factors in patients with ulcerative colitis: A randomized double blind placebo controlled clinical trial.
CONCLUSION: Vitamin D might be beneficial in decreasing proangiogenic factors such as visfatin in UC patients with low 25(OH)D levels. PMID: 31957666 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - January 7, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Emami MR, Sharifi A, Yaseri M, Derakhshanian H, Hosseinzadeh-Attar MJ Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

A systematic review association of reflexology in managing symptoms and side effects of breast cancer treatment.
CONCLUSIONS: enough high-level evidence has not been reported to confirm the effectiveness of reflexology on breast cancer symptom management. PMID: 31783340 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - November 25, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wanchai A, Armer JM Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Efficacy of traditional Chinese Medicine for gastric precancerous lesion: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
CONCLUSION: Our findings indicated that TCM could have positive effects on GPL. However, further standardized RCTs of rigorous design should be required to obtain more forceful evidence. PMID: 31783342 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - November 21, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Chen X, Dai YK, Zhang YZ, Liu FB, Lan SY, Wang SS, Hu L, Li PW Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Herbal prescription for managing menopausal disorders: A practice survey in Korean medicine doctors.
CONCLUSION: The results of our clinical practice survey provide information on KMDs' clinical experiences of using herbal medicines and their use of pattern identification to manage menopausal disorders. PMID: 31765985 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - November 16, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lee HW, Jun JH, Choi J, Choi TY, Lee JA, Ang L, Go HY, Lee MS Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Effectiveness of cognitive behavioural therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
This study aims to establish the effectiveness of CBT on psychological and physical outcomes in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). METHODS: Two waves of electronic searches of the PubMed, Cochrane library, EMBASE, Web of Science and China National Knowledge Infrastructure databases were conducted. Statistical analyses were performed using Revman Manager 5.3 and Stata 12.0 software. RESULTS: Sixteen randomized controlled trials were eligible. There were significant improvements in anxiety (SMD = -0.23; 95% CI: -0.42 to -0.04; P = 0.02), depression (SMD = -0.29, 95% CI: -0.40 to -0.19, P 
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - November 13, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ma RC, Yin YY, Wang YQ, Liu X, Xie J Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

The effects of foot reflexology on back pain after coronary angiography: A randomized controlled trial.
This study aimed to evaluate the effects of foot reflexology on back pain after CA. METHODS: This randomized controlled trial was conducted in 2018-2019 on patients hospitalized in the post-angiography unit of Razi hospital, Birjand, Iran. Through convenience sampling, 120 patients were recruited and their demographic characteristics and baseline back pain intensity were assessed immediately after angiography using a demographic questionnaire and a visual analogue scale, respectively. Then, patients were randomly allocated to a control (n = 60) and a reflexology (n = 60) group through block randomization. Pati...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - November 8, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kardan M, Zarei B, BahramiTaghanaki H, Vagharseyyedin SA, Azdaki N Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

The effect of yoga on respiratory functions, symptom control and life quality of asthma patients: A randomized controlled study.
This study was conducted to find out the effect of yoga applied to asthma patients on the patients' respiratory functions, symptom control and quality of life. METHODS: The sample of the study consisted of a total of randomly chosen 112 asthma patients, 56 in the experimental group and 56 in the control group, who met the research criteria and who agreed to participate in the study. A total of 12 yoga sessions, 2 sessions a week for 6 weeks, was applied to the patients in the experimental group. The patients in the control group did not receive any intervention. RESULTS: In the intragroup comparison of average pr...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - October 28, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Bahçecioğlu Turan G Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Auricular acupressure for myopia in children and adolescents: A systematic review.
CONCLUSIONS: Auricular acupressure could slow the progression of myopia in children and adolescents. However, there is a need for further studies with higher methodological quality and sufficient follow-up. PMID: 31672461 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - October 24, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Gao H, Zhang L, Liu J Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Comparing acupressure with aromatherapy using Citrus aurantium in terms of their effectiveness in sleep quality in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions: A randomized clinical trial.
Abstract INTRODUCTION: Poor sleep quality is prevalent in candidates for percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs). The present study was conducted to compare aromatherapy with acupressure in terms of their effectiveness in sleep quality in patients undergoing PCIs. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The present study was conducted on 85 patients undergoing PCIs and randomly assigned, using block randomization, to five groups, namely (1)aromatherapy, (2)placebo aromatherapy, (3)acupressure, (4)placebo acupressure (acupressure applied to a point not traditionally associated with improving sleep) and (5)control. The inter...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - October 23, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Asgari MR, Vafaei-Moghadam A, Babamohamadi H, Ghorbani R, Esmaeili R Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Expressive writing - Who is it good for? Individual differences in the improvement of mental health resulting from expressive writing.
CONCLUSIONS: participants who are more aware of, in touch with, and suffer more from negative feelings are those who gain the most from expressive writing. Based on this conclusion, clinical implications relevant to both psychotherapy patients and non-patients are suggested. PMID: 31624008 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - October 7, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sabo Mordechay D, Nir B, Eviatar Z Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Yoga and mental health: A synthesis of qualitative findings.
PMID: 31587992 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - September 27, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Capon H, O'Shea M, McIver S Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Cancer-related fatigue: Patients' experiences of an intervention at a green care rehabilitation farm.
PMID: 31582199 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - September 27, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Johannessen B, Syvertsen S, Kersten C, Berntsen S Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Body weight support-Tai Chi footwork for balance of stroke survivors with fear of falling: A pilot randomized controlled trial.
CONCLUSION: BWS-TC may enhance dynamic control and sensory integration of balance and reduce the risk of fall in stroke survivors with FOF. PMID: 31570211 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - September 23, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Huang S, Yu X, Lu Y, Qiao J, Wang H, Jiang LM, Wu X, Niu W Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

A pilot feasibility study of mindfulness childbirth education for women with a history of sexual trauma.
CONCLUSION: The results suggest the feasibility and acceptability of the MBCP approach for women with a history of sexual trauma. PMID: 31563834 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - September 18, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Price C, Kantrowitz-Gordon I, Calhoun R Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

The effectiveness of music therapy for postpartum depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
PMID: 31541788 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - September 16, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yang WJ, Bai YM, Qin L, Xu XL, Bao KF, Xiao JL, Ding GW Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Pattern of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among patients with chronic kidney disease.
PMID: 31539806 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - September 13, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Shamsuddin N, Karuppannan M, Hafiz Wan Md Adnan WA, Farooqui M, Gnanasan S Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Survival of patients with advanced and recurrent ovarian cancer treated using integrative medicine in Malaysia: A case series.
CONCLUSION: These findings suggest that CAM may be a valuable addition to conventional therapy to treat and improve the survival of patients with ovarian cancers. A formal randomized control trial is required to evaluate the efficacy and long-term outcomes of using IM to treat advanced and recurrent ovarian cancers. PMID: 31521007 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - September 6, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Linus-Lojikip S, Subramaniam V, Lim WY, Hss AS Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

A suspected case of somatic symptom disorder improved by herbal medicine: A case report.
CONCLUSION: HMs used for treating phlegm-dampness syndrome may be effective in treating conditions involving somatic symptoms and related anxiety. PMID: 31491603 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 31, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lee SH, Kwon CY Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Collaborative networks and thematic trends of research on the application of complementary and alternative medicine in cancer patients: A bibliometric analysis.
CONCLUSION: This study delineates a framework for better understanding the situational use of CAM in cancer patients, which could help health care workers to prioritize and organize future research. PMID: 31487580 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 29, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yang W, Hao X, Qu J, Wang L, Zhang M, Jiang Y, Liu Y Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

What are constructive anxiety levels in wilderness therapy? An exploratory pilot study.
CONCLUSION: In light of the results, we discuss general understandings of day-to-day state anxiety, gender differences, group differences, the perception of risk, and the relationship between perceived autonomy and state anxiety. The paper concludes with implications for the outdoor therapy field at large. PMID: 31472411 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 22, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Gabrielsen LE, Harper NJ, Fernee CR Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Effect of royal jelly on menopausal symptoms: A randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial.
CONCLUSION: The findings showed that daily consumption of oral royal jelly (1000 mg) for eight weeks was effective in alleviating the menopausal symptoms. However, further research is necessary to confirm the effects. PMID: 31470366 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 22, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sharif SN, Darsareh F Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

"Eat, pray, love. Ritalin": A qualitative investigation into the perceived barriers and enablers to parents of children with ADHD undertaking a mindful parenting intervention.
CONCLUSION: Parents of children with ADHD appear to require flexible, multimodal MPIs that consider parents' emotional experiences, priorities, and personal struggles. PMID: 31445366 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 20, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ruuskanen E, Leitch S, Sciberras E, Evans S Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

The effects of pumpkin seed oil supplementation on arterial hemodynamics, stiffness and cardiac autonomic function in postmenopausal women.
We examined the effects of PSO supplementation on vascular function and heart rate variability (HRV) in postmenopausal women with elevated blood pressure (BP). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Participants were randomly assigned to either a PSO (n = 12) or a placebo group (n = 11). Participants in the PSO group consumed 3 g/day of PSO. Brachial and central BP, wave reflection (augmentation index, AIx), arterial stiffness (SI) and various HRV parameters were measured before and after 6 weeks. RESULTS: AIx, brachial and central systolic BP significantly (P 
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 8, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wong A, Viola D, Bergen D, Caulfield E, Mehrabani J, Figueroa A Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Effect of progressive muscle relaxation on symptom clusters in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: A quasi-experimental controlled trial.
PMID: 31445364 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 8, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Vuttanon N, Finnegan L, Lojanapiwat B, Sittisombut S, Meechamnan C, Dhatsuwan J Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Role of acupuncture in the treatment of insulin resistance: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
This study systematically reviews the efficacy of acupuncture on clinical IR outcomes. METHODS: Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Embase, Medline (via OVID), China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Wan Fang and China Science and Technology Journal Database (VIP) were searched to collect randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of patients with IR treated by acupuncture. Meta-analysis was performed by RevMan 5.3. RESULTS: With acupuncture, the homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance (homa-IR) significantly decreased (mean difference (MD) = -1.04, 95% confidence interval (CI) -1.37 to -0.71; P 
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 5, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wu L, Chen X, Liu Y, Lan J, Wu C, Li Z, Lu L, Yi W Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Stress Management and Resiliency Training for public school teachers and staff: A novel intervention to enhance resilience and positively impact student interactions.
Abstract BACKGROUND: Burnout in teachers has been linked to decreased effectiveness as educators, and suboptimal interactions with students. The purpose of this pilot study was to assess the outcomes of a brief Stress Management and Resiliency Training (SMART) program for public school staff. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This single-arm, prospective trial involved an investigation of the effects of a brief SMART program on participant stress, anxiety, resilience, gratitude, happiness, life satisfaction, and quality of life (QOL). RESULTS: Significant improvements were noted in participant anxiety (P 
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 3, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Chesak SS, Khalsa TK, Bhagra A, Jenkins SM, Bauer BA, Sood A Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Integrated care for migraine and chronic tension-type headaches: A prospective observational study.
Abstract BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: This prospective observational study aimed to investigate the effects of an interdisciplinary multimodal integrated care program in patients with chronic migraine and/or tension-type headache. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients (n = 158) underwent inpatient, outpatient and/or semi-stationary treatment including conventional as well as complementary headache treatment. Headache frequency was defined as the primary outcome; secondary outcomes included pain (VAS, PPS), medication use, quality of life (SF-36), function (HDI, PSFS), depression and anxiety (HADS), and pain self-eff...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cramer H, Hehlke M, Vasmer J, Rampp T, Anheyer D, Saha FJ, Paul A, Lauche R, Dobos G Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Acupuncture for type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
CONCLUSIONS: As one type of multifactorial intervention, acupuncture could be recommended as a supplementary treatment in the management of T2DM, especially in those with obesity or metabolic disorders. However, due to the small sample size, poor methodological quality of trials reviewed, the amount of evidence is not fully convincing. There is a need for well-planned, long-term studies. REGISTRATION: International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews (Number CRD42018094573). PMID: 31383426 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Chen C, Liu J, Sun M, Liu W, Han J, Wang H Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

A 12-week Baduanjin Qigong exercise improves symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis: A randomized controlled trial.
CONCLUSION: Baduanjin qigong exercise appeared to improve AS symptoms. PMID: 31383427 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Xie Y, Guo F, Lu Y, Guo Y, Wei G, Lu L, Ji W, Qian X Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Effects of dance therapy on cognitive and mood symptoms in people with Parkinson's disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
CONCLUSIONS: Dance therapy is beneficial in improving executive function for adults with PD. However, there are no positive effects were founded on global cognitive function, depression and apathy for PD. PMID: 31383428 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zhang Q, Hu J, Wei L, Jia Y, Jin Y Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Use of complementary medicine among people with diabetes in eastern Turkey: A descriptive study.
CONCLUSION: It was determined that CM usage was prevalent among the patients. The most frequently used CM method was herbal therapy. We found that the use of CM was more common in patients with poor metabolic control. Therefore, healthcare professionals must be assess use of CM and provide suitable counseling. PMID: 31383429 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cengiz Z, Budak F Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Effects of manual cranial therapy on heart rate variability in children without associated disorders: Translation to clinical practice.
CONCLUSION: The persistence of the MC-t intervention suggested a prominent vagal control and better self-regulation. Autonomic imbalances in mental pathologies may benefit from the neurophysiological effects of MC-t. PMID: 31383430 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Bayo-Tallón V, Esquirol-Caussa J, Pàmias-Massana M, Planells-Keller K, Palao-Vidal DJ Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Clinical effectiveness and safety of acupotomy: An overview of systematic reviews.
CONCLUSION: Acupotomy showed promising results for some musculoskeletal disorders; however, additional high-quality evidence is required to make clinical recommendations regarding this procedure. PMID: 31383431 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kwon CY, Yoon SH, Lee B Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Development of an animal-assisted activity program on a pediatric behavioral health unit.
Abstract Animal-assisted activities (AAA), a form of animal-assisted interaction, have the potential to improve positive coping for youth with significant psychiatric symptoms admitted to acute behavioral health units. However, little is known regarding the appropriateness of an AAA program in short-term mental health hospital settings. The goal of this investigation is to describe and report on the feasibility and acceptability of embedding a canine-AAA program within the therapeutic programming of a pediatric behavioral health unit. Both patient participants and unit staff completed quantitative and qualitative ...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Fodstad JC, Bauers J, Sexton M, Butler M, Karlsson C, Neff M Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

The effect of bioenergy on postoperative pain in patients experienced abdominal surgery: A nonpharmacological approach.
n M PMID: 31383433 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Aslan B, Özkan M Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Integrating acupuncturists in a western hospital: A qualitative study in a hospital in Israel.
PMID: 31383434 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Arnon Z, Attias S, Keshet Y, Schiff E Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Effect of sweet almond syrup versus methylphenidate in children with ADHD: A randomized triple-blind clinical trial.
CONCLUSION: Sweet almond may be an effective treatment for ADHD children. PMID: 31383435 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Motaharifard MS, Effatpanah M, Karimi M, Akhondzadeh S, Rahimi H, Yasrebi SA, Nejatbakhsh F Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Mindfulness to regulate emotions: The Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence Program (PINEP) and its adaptation to a virtual learning platform.
acute;, Blanca MJ Abstract The present study examines the effect of the Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence Program (PINEP), adapted to the virtual learning platform Moodle where participants receive Mindfulness training in 12 sessions lasting an hour and a half. The sample consists of 89 people, assigned randomly to a control group on the waiting list and to an experimental group that undertakes the training. The results indicate that the participants who completed PINEP showed improvement in the variables of health, empathy and mindfulness, in comparison with the participants of the group on the waiting list....
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Salcido-Cibrián LJ, Ramos NS, Jiménez Ó, Blanca MJ Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

"A place to call our own": The impact of camp experiences on the psychosocial wellbeing of children and youth affected by cancer - A narrative review.
CONCLUSION: This review demonstrates the potential ability of camp to buffer psychosocial losses for children affected by cancer. Addressing limitations, such as the lack of child-centered methodologies employed in camp settings, may not only help to guide future research on therapeutic recreation experiences for children with cancer, but also expand the evidence base for children living with other chronic illnesses and disabilities. PMID: 31383437 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice)
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - August 1, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Neville AR, Moothathamby N, Naganathan M, Huynh E, Moola FJ Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research