The effect of Reiki on work-related stress of the registered nurse
Cuneo CL, Curtis Cooper MR, Drew CS, NaoumHeffernan C, Sherman T, Walz K, Weinberg J.
J Holist Nursing. 2011 Mar;29(1):33-43. doi: 10.1177/0898010110377294
Pilot study: Reiki Part 1 practitioners practiced selfReiki for 3 weeks.
The Perceived Stress Scale tool was used to determine how effective Reiki was in relation to stress.
17 participants finished the study
RESULTS AND COMMENTS
Results indicate that practicing self- Reiki resulted in reduced perceived stress levels and may be useful for work related stress.