IMMA Research Committee
The purpose of the committee is to gather scientific research within the field of META HealthÂ® that supports the META Health viewpoint, and to share the research material with all registered members of META Health. The tasks of the committee are as follows:
- Gather scientific research material that support our field
- Review peer articles (submit here)
- Publish peer reviewed articles
All META Health members are more than welcome to send links, articles etc. to the committee, so that we can build up a strong database of research that supports us in our talks, teachings and daily practice. Submit materials here.
Currently, we are collecting research projects and peer reviewed articles related to
- Stress, Emotions and Beliefs affecting organ symptoms
- Traumas and their effect on health
- Effectiveness of Stress and Emotional Release Techniques
META-Health Related Research
Below selection of research papers indicate a direct link between stress, stressful life events, traumas, beliefs, socioeconomic parameters and illness and the importance for doctors and other health professionals to be trained accordingly.
- Dr. Dean Ornish related studies about lifestyle modifications and stress management
- Other Research Studies
- 75 to 90 percent of visits to primary
care doctors may be related to stress, only 3 percent
receive stress management
- Stressful life events, personality, and health: An inquiry into hardiness.
- Stress and the Individual Mechanisms Leading to Disease
- Stressful life events: Their nature and effects
- Prospective Study on Occupational Stress and Risk of Stroke
- Life events, stress, and illness
- Relationship of daily hassles, uplifts, and major life events to health status
- Comparison of two modes of stress measurement: Daily hassles and uplifts versus major life events
- Influence of Life Stress on Depression: Moderation by a Polymorphism in the 5-HTT Gene
- The Somatic Symptom Scaleâ€“8 (SSS-8) A Brief Measure of Somatic Symptom Burden
- Improving Physicians' Interviewing Skills and Reducing Patients' Emotional Distress
- The effect of a brief EFT self-intervention on anxiety, depression, pain and cravings in healthcare workers
- Effect of EFT on perceived stress, quality of life, cortisol salivary levels in tension-type headache sufferers
Carcinoma In Situ actually Breast Cancer?
- Misdiagnosis? 30-50% of new breast cancer diagnoses are classified as Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)
- Breast cancer misdiagnoses cost 4 billion (new study)
- The effect of a brief EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) self-intervention on anxiety, depression, pain and cravings in healthcare worker
of EFT on perceived stress, quality of life, and cortisol
salivary levels in tension-type headache sufferers: A
randomized controlled trial
- 75 to 90 percent of visits to primary care doctors may be related to stress, only 3 percent receive stress management
Over the last years extensive research into lifestyle, stress, emotions, traumatic life events and epigenetics have been published. If you are interested in specific research project we suggest using below search functions:
- PUBMED - US National Library of Medicine National Institutes
- JAMA Internal Medicine Magazine
Please check back soon for more META-Health related research links and references.