Mind-Body Intervention

Taking into account the physiological, psychic, and spiritual connections between the state of the body and that of the mind: mind-body medicine.

Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of plant-derived, aromatic essential oils to promote physical and psychological well-being. It is sometimes used in combination with massage and other therapeutic techniques as part of a holistic treatment approach.

Hypnosis is one of the oldest forms of psychotherapy in the Western world.

Private religious devotion or mental exercise, in which techniques of concentration and contemplation are used to reach a heightened level of spiritual awareness. The practice has existed in all religions since ancient times.

Music therapy is a technique of complementary medicine that uses music prescribed in a skilled manner by trained therapists. Programs are designed to help patients overcome physical, emotional, intellectual, and social challenges. Applications range from improving the well being of geriatric patients in nursing homes to lowering the stress level and pain of women in labor. Music therapy is used in many settings, including schools, rehabilitation centers, hospitals, hospice, nursing homes, community centers, and sometimes even in the home.

An ancient Chinese discipline involving a continuous series of controlled usually slow movements designed to improve physical and mental well-being - called also t'ai chi ch'uan, tai chi chuan.

A Hindu philosophy that teaches a person to experience inner peace by controlling the body and mind.

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