The Effect of Distant Reiki on Stress and Fatigue Levels in Nurses Working in COVID-19 Clinics: A Randomized, Controlled, Single-Blinded Trial

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Holistic nursing practice. April 7, 2022. doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000519. Online before print.

ABSTRACT

The study was conducted using a randomized, controlled, single-blinded pre-post test method. After the pre-test, a survey was conducted and distant Reiki was applied to nurses in the intervention group (n=30) for 20 minutes per day for 4 consecutive days at a usual time. In the control group (n = 32) there was no intervention. On the second day after the fourth Reiki session, a post-test survey was conducted among the nurses in the intervention group. The control group, on the other hand, received the post-test survey together with the last intervention group. As a result, there was a decrease in the mean scores of the Helpless Approach subdimension on the Coping Style Scale and an increase in the mean scores of the Optimistic Approach and Social Support subdimensions (P

PMID:35435859 | DOI:10.1097/HNP.0000000000000519

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