Kennesaw State University

The effects of Reiki Therapy on stress, anxiety and depression in persons newly diagnosed with HIV: A pilot study

Research indicates that Reiki Touch Therapy may be helpful for decreasing stress, anxiety and depression; however, there are no specific studies that have focused on newly diagnosed persons with HIV and the intervention ofReiki Touch. This pilot study will explore the use of Reiki as an alternative and complementary intervention for reducing anxiety, stress and depression in person's newly diagnosed with HIV.

Project Lead(s)

Barbara Blake
Professor
School of Nursing
Marie Bremner
Professor
School of Nursing
Vanda Wagner
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing