Reiki therapy: the benefits to a nurse/Reiki practitioner

Holist Nurs Pract. Jul-Aug 2003;17(4):209-17. doi: 10.1097/00004650-200307000-00008.


This study evaluates how nurses who gave Reiki therapy perceived the benefit of this therapy on their clients and on themselves concurrently as providers of the therapy. As an adjunct, the study's purpose was to enhance the understanding and credibility of nurse/Reiki practitioners.

MeSH terms

  • Holistic Nursing / methods
  • Holistic Nursing / standards*
  • Humans
  • Nurse's Role*
  • Nursing Evaluation Research
  • Pain / nursing
  • Professional Autonomy
  • Professional Competence*
  • Quality of Health Care
  • Stress, Psychological / nursing
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Therapeutic Touch* / methods
  • Therapeutic Touch* / nursing
  • Therapeutic Touch* / standards
  • United States