Estudos Científicos Sobre Reiki

Seguem-se apenas alguns estudos. Existem centenas de estudos científicos sobre Reiki, em várias línguas.


Alandydy, P., & Alandydy, K. (1999). Using Reiki to support surgical patients. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 13(4), 89-91.

Alarcão, Z., & Fonseca, J. R. (2016). The effect of Reiki therapy on quality of life of patients with blood cancer: results from a randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 8(3), 239-249. doi:10.1016/j.eujim.2015.12.003

Assefi, N., Bogart, A., Goldberg, J., & Buchwald, D. (2008). Reiki for the treatment of fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 14(9), 1115-1122. doi:10.1089/acm.2008.0068

Baldwin, A. L., Vitale, A., Brownell, E., Scicinski, J., Kearns, M., & Rand, W. (2010). The touchstone process: an ongoing critical evaluation of Reiki in the scientific literature. Holistic Nursing Practice, 24(5), 260-276. doi:10.1097/HNP.0b013e3181f1adef

Baldwin, A. L., Vitale, A., Brownell, E., Kryak, E., & Rand, W. (2017). Effects of Reiki on pain, anxiety, and blood pressure in patients undergoing knee replacement: a pilot study. Holistic Nursing Practice, 31(2), 80-89. doi:10.1097/HNP.0000000000000195

Berger, H., Tam, C., Goh, Y. I., Gijsen, V. M., de Wildt, S. N., Taddio, A., & Koren, G. (2011). The effect of distant reiki on pain in women after elective Caesarean section: a double-blinded randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 26(1), e000021. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2010-000021

Billot, M., Daycard, M., Wood, C., & Tchalla, A. (2019). Reiki therapy for pain, anxiety and quality of life. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 9(4), 434-438. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001775

Bourque, A. L., Sullivan, M. E., & Winter, M. R. (2012). Reiki as a pain management adjunct in screening colonoscopy. Gastroenterology Nursing, 35(5), 308-312. doi:10.1097/SGA.0b013e3182603436

Bowden, D., Goddard, L., & Gruzelier, J. (2010). A randomised controlled single-blind trial of the effects of Reiki and positive imagery on wellbeing and salivary cortisol. Brain Research Bulletin, 81(1), 66–72. doi:10.1016/j.brainresbull.2009.10.002

Bukowski, E. L., Berardi, D. (2014). Reiki brief report: Using Reiki to reduce stress levels in a nine-year-old child. Explore, 10(1), 253-255. doi:10.1016/j.explore.2014.02.007

Bullock, M. (1997). Reiki: a complementary therapy for life. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, 14(1), 31-33. doi:10.1177%2F104990919701400112

Burden, B., Herron-Marx, S., & Clifford, C. (2005). The increasing use of Reiki as a complementary therapy in specialist palliative care. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 11(5), 248-253. doi:10.12968/ijpn.2005.11.5.248

Crawford, S. E., Leaver, V. W., & Mahoney, S. D. (2006). Using Reiki to decrease memory and behavior problems in mild cognitive impairment and mild Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 12(9), 911–913. doi:10.1089/acm.2006.12.911

Díaz-Rodríguez, L., Arroyo-Morales, M., Fernández-de-las-Peñas, C., García-Lafuente, F., García-Royo, C., & Tomás-Rojas, I. (2011). Immediate Effects of Reiki on Heart Rate Variability, Cortisol Levels, and Body Temperature in Health Care Professionals with Burnout. Biological Research for Nursing, 13(4), 376–382. doi:10.1177/1099800410389166

Dressen, L. J., & Singg, S. (1998). Effects of Reiki on pain and selected affective and personality variables of chronically ill patients. Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine Journal Archives, 9(1). 51-82.

Dyer, N. L., Baldwin, A. L., & Rand, W. L. (2019). A Large-Scale Effectiveness Trial of Reiki for Physical and Psychological Health. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 25(12), 1156-1162. doi:10.1089/acm.2019.0022

Friedman, R. S., Burg, M. M., Miles, P., Lee, F., & Lampert, R. (2010). Effects of Reiki on autonomic activity early after acute coronary syndrome. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 56(12), 995-996. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2010.03.082

Hart, J. (2012). Healing touch, therapeutic touch, and Reiki: Energy medicine advances in the medical community. Alternative and Complementary Therapies, 18(6), 309–313. doi:10.1089/act.2012.18609

Kundu, A., Dolan-Oves, R., Dimmers, M. A., Towle, C. B., Doorenbos, A. Z. (2013). Reiki training for caregivers of hospitalized pediatric patients: A pilot program. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 19(1), 50-54. doi:10.1016/j.ctcp.2012.08.001

Kundu, A., Lin, Y., Oron, A. P., & Doorenbos, A. Z. (2014). Reiki therapy for postoperative oral pain in pediatric patients: pilot data from a double-blind, randomized clinical trial. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 20(1), 21-25. doi:10.1016/j.ctcp.2013.10.010

Latorre, M. A. (2005). The use of Reiki in psychotherapy. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 41(4), 184–187. doi:10.1111/j.1744-6163.2005.00035.x

Lee, M. S., Pittler, M. H., & Ernst, E. (2008). Effects of reiki in clinical practice: a systematic review of randomised clinical trials. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 62(6), 947-954. doi:10.1111/j.1742-1241.2008.01729.x

McManus, D. E. (2017). Reiki Is Better Than Placebo and Has Broad Potential as a Complementary Health Therapy. Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine, 22(4), 1051–1057. doi:10.1177/2156587217728644

Mehl-Madrona, L., Renfrew, N. M., & Mainguy, B. (2011). Qualitative assessment of the impact of implementing reiki training in a supported residence for people older than 50 years with HIV/AIDS. The Permanente Journal, 15(3), 43–50. doi:10.7812/tpp/10-152

Midilli, T. S., & Eser, I. (2015). Effects of Reiki on post-cesarean delivery pain, anxiety, and hemodynamic parameters: a randomized, controlled clinical trial. Pain Management Nursing, 16(3), 388-399. doi:10.1016/j.pmn.2014.09.005

Midilli, T. S., & Gunduzoglu, N. C. (2016). Effects of Reiki on Pain and Vital Signs When Applied to the Incision Area of the Body After Cesarean Section Surgery. Holistic Nursing Practice, 30(6), 368-378. doi:10.1097/HNP.0000000000000172

Miles, P., & True, G. (2003). Reiki-review of a biofield therapy: history, theory, practice, and research. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 9(2), 62-73.

Monezi, R., Scatena A., Andrade A.L.M. (2016) The Effect of Laying-on of Hands on the Substance Abuse. In Andrade A., De Micheli D. (Eds). Innovations in the Treatment of Substance Addiction. Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-43172-7_11

Notte, B. B., Fazzini, C., & Mooney, R. A. (2016). Reiki's effect on patients with total knee arthroplasty: a pilot study. Nursing2019, 46(2), 17-23. doi:10.1097/01.NURSE.0000476246.16717.65

Olson, K., Hanson, J., & Michaud, M. (2003). A Phase II trial of Reiki for the management of pain in advanced cancer patients. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 26(1), 990 –997. doi:10.1016/S0885-3924(03)00334-8

Radziewicz, R. M., Wright-Esber, S., Zupancic, J., Gargiulo, D., & Woodall, P. (2018). Safety of Reiki therapy for newborns at risk for neonatal abstinence syndrome. Holistic Nursing Practice, 32(2), 63-70. doi:10.1097/HNP.0000000000000251

Ring, M. E. (2009). Reiki and changes in pattern manifestations. Nursing Science Quarterly, 22(3), 250–258. doi:10.1177/0894318409337014

Salles, L. F., Vannucci, L., Salles, A., & Silva, M. J. P. D. (2014). The effect of Reiki on blood hypertension. Acta Paulista de Enfermagem, 27(5), 479-484. doi:10.1590/1982-0194201400078

Sasikala, G. (2013). Effect of Reiki therapy on biophysiological and psychological status of patients after major surgical procedures: a pilot report. Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing, 4(5), 1011-1017.

Siegel, P., da Motta, P. M. R., da Silva, L. G., Stephan, C., Lima, C. S. P., & de Barros, N. F. (2016). Reiki for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy in a Brazilian Hospital. Holistic Nursing Practice, 30(3), 174-182. doi:10.1097/HNP.0000000000000146

Stockham-Ronollo, S., & Poulsen, S. S. (2012). Couple Therapy and Reiki: A Holistic Therapeutic Integration. The Family Journal, 20(3), 292–298. doi:10.1177/1066480712449130

Thrane, S., & Cohen, S. M. (2014). Effect of Reiki therapy on pain and anxiety in adults: an in-depth literature review of randomized trials with effect size calculations. Pain Management Nursing, 15(4), 897-908. doi:10.1016/j.pmn.2013.07.008

Thrane, S. E., Maurer, S. H., Ren, D., Danford, C. A., Cohen, S. M. (2017). Reiki therapy for symptom management in children receiving palliative care: A pilot study. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care, 34(4), 373-379. doi:10.1177/1049909116630973

vanderVaart, S., Gijsen, V. M., de Wildt, S. N., & Koren, G. (2009). A systematic review of the therapeutic effects of Reiki. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 15(11), 1157-1169. doi:10.1089/acm.2009.0036

Vitale, A. T., & O'Connor, P. C. (2006). The effect of Reiki on pain and anxiety in women with abdominal hysterectomies: a quasi-experimental pilot study. Holistic Nursing Practice, 20(6), 263-272.

Wardell, D. W., & Engebretson, J. (2001). Biological correlates of Reiki Touch(sm) healing. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 33(4), 439–445. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2648.2001.01691.x

Whelan, K. M., & Wishnia, G. S. (2003). Reiki therapy: the benefits to a nurse/Reiki practitioner. Holistic Nursing Practice, 17(4), 209-217.

Witte, D., & Dundes, L. (2001). Harnessing life energy or wishful thinking? Reiki, placebo reiki, meditation, and music. Alternative & Complementary Therapies, 7(5), 304-309. doi:10.1089/107628001753312158

Zucchetti, G., Candela, F., Bottigelli, C., Campione, G., Parrinello, A., Piu, P., … Fagioli, F. (2019). The Power of Reiki: Feasibility and Efficacy of Reducing Pain in Children with Cancer Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 36(5), 361–368. doi:10.1177/1043454219845879

Artigos e Prestação de Serviços de Reiki no ICI