McManus (2017) "Reiki Is Better Than Placebo and Has Broad Potential as a Complementary Health Therapy"
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
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According to the article: "Of the 13 suitable studies, 8 demonstrated Reiki being more effective than placebo, 4 found no difference but had questionable statistical resolving power, and only one provided clear evidence for not providing benefit."
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