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Distant Healing of Surgical Wounds
An Exploratory Study
by Loren Eskenazi, MD, Harriet Hopf, MD, Dean Radin, PhD, Marilyn Schlitz, PhD, and Cassandra Vieten, PhD
Schlitz M, Hopf H, Eskenazi L, Vieten C, Radin D. Explore. 2012 Jul-Aug;8(4):223-230.
Distant healing intention (DHI) is one of the most common complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) healing modalities, but clinical trials to date have provided ambivalent support for its efﬁcacyDistant Healing of Surgical Wounds: An Exploratory Study. To examine 2 potential variables – expectation and belief – we explored the effects of DHI on objective and psychosocial measures associated with surgical wounds in 72 women undergoing plastic surgery.