Iris R Bell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Translating a nonlinear systems theory model for homeopathy into empirical tests
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 8:58-66. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint One size does not fit all: aptitude chi treatment interaction (ATI) as a conceptual framework for complementary and alternative medicine outcome research. Part II--research designs and their applications
    Opher Caspi
    Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:698-705. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Models for the study of whole systems
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family, Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:293-307. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The process of whole person healing: "unstuckness" and beyond
    Mary Koithan
    Department of Medicine Program in Integrative Medicine, The University of Arizona, Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:659-68. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute electroencephalographic effects from repeated olfactory administration of homeopathic remedies in individuals with self-reported chemical sensitivity
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, AZ, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 19:46-57. 2013
  6. pmc A model for homeopathic remedy effects: low dose nanoparticles, allostatic cross-adaptation, and time-dependent sensitization in a complex adaptive system
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:191. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Adaptive network nanomedicine: an integrated model for homeopathic medicine
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Front Biosci (Schol Ed) 5:685-708. 2013
  8. pmc Testing the nanoparticle-allostatic cross-adaptation-sensitization model for homeopathic remedy effects
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ USA
    Homeopathy 102:66-81. 2013
  9. pmc Multiweek resting EEG cordance change patterns from repeated olfactory activation with two constitutionally salient homeopathic remedies in healthy young adults
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 18:445-53. 2012
  10. pmc Nonlinear dynamical systems effects of homeopathic remedies on multiscale entropy and correlation dimension of slow wave sleep EEG in young adults with histories of coffee-induced insomnia
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Homeopathy 101:182-92. 2012

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Translating a nonlinear systems theory model for homeopathy into empirical tests
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 8:58-66. 2002
    ..This approach may have additional applications that can elucidate similar effects of other energy medicine modalities (eg, acupuncture) on the healing process of the person as a unified whole...
  2. ncbi request reprint One size does not fit all: aptitude chi treatment interaction (ATI) as a conceptual framework for complementary and alternative medicine outcome research. Part II--research designs and their applications
    Opher Caspi
    Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:698-705. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Models for the study of whole systems
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family, Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:293-307. 2006
    ..The growing reliance on complex systems thinking and systems biology for cancer research affords a unique opportunity to bridge between the CAM and conventional medical worlds with some common language and conceptual models...
  4. ncbi request reprint The process of whole person healing: "unstuckness" and beyond
    Mary Koithan
    Department of Medicine Program in Integrative Medicine, The University of Arizona, Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:659-68. 2007
    ..The aim was to develop an understanding of "unstuckness," including characterization of states, processes, and modifying factors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute electroencephalographic effects from repeated olfactory administration of homeopathic remedies in individuals with self-reported chemical sensitivity
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, AZ, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 19:46-57. 2013
    ..Persons high in CI sensitize their electroencephalographic (EEG) alpha responses to repeated intermittent chemical exposures...
  6. pmc A model for homeopathic remedy effects: low dose nanoparticles, allostatic cross-adaptation, and time-dependent sensitization in a complex adaptive system
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:191. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Adaptive network nanomedicine: an integrated model for homeopathic medicine
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Front Biosci (Schol Ed) 5:685-708. 2013
    ..Updating terminology from "homeopathy" to "adaptive network nanomedicine" reflects the integration of this historical but controversial medical system with modern scientific findings...
  8. pmc Testing the nanoparticle-allostatic cross-adaptation-sensitization model for homeopathic remedy effects
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ USA
    Homeopathy 102:66-81. 2013
    ..The central proposition is that homeopathic treatment is a form of nanomedicine acting by modulation of endogenous adaptation and metaplastic amplification processes in the organism to enhance long-term systemic resilience and health...
  9. pmc Multiweek resting EEG cordance change patterns from repeated olfactory activation with two constitutionally salient homeopathic remedies in healthy young adults
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 18:445-53. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Nonlinear dynamical systems effects of homeopathic remedies on multiscale entropy and correlation dimension of slow wave sleep EEG in young adults with histories of coffee-induced insomnia
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Homeopathy 101:182-92. 2012
    ..The present study extended findings of remedy-related sleep stage alterations in human subjects by testing the feasibility of using two different NDS analytic approaches to assess remedy effects on human slow wave sleep EEG...
  11. doi request reprint Methodological implications of nonlinear dynamical systems models for whole systems of complementary and alternative medicine
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85719 5052, USA
    Forsch Komplementmed 19:15-21. 2012
    ..Furthermore, NDS provides models and methods for examining interactions across organizational scales, from genomic/proteomic/metabolomic networks to individuals and social groups...
  12. pmc Effects of homeopathic medicines on polysomnographic sleep of young adults with histories of coffee-related insomnia
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Sleep Med 12:505-11. 2011
    ..Animal studies have previously shown changes in non rapid eye movement sleep with certain homeopathic remedies...
  13. pmc Short-term effects of repeated olfactory administration of homeopathic sulphur or pulsatilla on electroencephalographic alpha power in healthy young adults
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1450 N Cherry Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Homeopathy 100:203-11. 2011
    ..Adding objective biomarkers could enhance detection of subtle initial remedy effects. The present feasibility study examined electroencephalographic (EEG) effects of repeated olfactory administration of two polycrest remedies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Electroencephalographic cordance patterns distinguish exceptional clinical responders with fibromyalgia to individualized homeopathic medicines
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:285-99. 2004
    ..e., both locally and globally)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in response to randomly assigned active individualized homeopathic and placebo treatment in fibromyalgia: implications of a double-blinded optional crossover design
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:269-83. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint EEG alpha sensitization in individualized homeopathic treatment of fibromyalgia
    Iris R Bell
    Program in Integrative Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, The Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Int J Neurosci 114:1195-220. 2004
    ..The findings suggest initiation of TDS in relative EEG alpha magnitude by daily oral administration of active homeopathic medicines versus placebo, with laboratory elicitation by temporolimbic olfactory stimulation or sniffing...
  17. ncbi request reprint Strength of vital force in classical homeopathy: bio-psycho-social-spiritual correlates within a complex systems context
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Medicine and Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, 85724 5153, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:123-31. 2004
    ..To explore associations between a global rating for the classical homeopathic construct of vital force and clinician and patient ratings on previously validated bio-psycho-social-spiritual questionnaires...
  18. doi request reprint Effects of homeopathic medicines on mood of adults with histories of coffee-related insomnia
    Audrey J Brooks
    Department of Psychology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Forsch Komplementmed 17:250-7. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint A complex systems science perspective for whole systems of complementary and alternative medicine research
    Mary Koithan
    College of Nursing, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 21203, USA
    Forsch Komplementmed 19:7-14. 2012
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Patients' experiences and perceptions of a consultative model integrative medicine clinic: a qualitative study
    Mary Koithan
    Department of Medicine Program in Integrative Medicine at The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85724 5153, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 6:174-84. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to retrospectively explore and compare experiences of cancer and noncancer patients under care in a consultative IM outpatient teaching clinic in the south-western United States...
  21. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea and ischemic heart disease in southwestern US veterans: implications for clinical practice
    Carol M Baldwin
    College of Nursing, Arizona State University, Southwest Borderlands Initiative, Tempe, AZ, 85287 2602, USA
    Sleep Breath 9:111-8. 2005
    ..07-8.42]. These data reinforce the importance of recognizing OSA within the veterans affairs health care system and suggest that early detection of OSA may improve veterans' health and well-being and reduce associated medical costs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Homeopathic practitioner views of changes in patients undergoing constitutional treatment for chronic disease
    Iris R Bell
    Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5153, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 9:39-50. 2003
    ..To identify areas that classical homeopathic practitioners would want to see evaluated in a patient self-report questionnaire sensitive to change during constitutional treatment...
  23. pmc Fostering a healing presence and investigating its mediators
    Sharon I McDonough-Means
    College of Nursing, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0203, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:S25-41. 2004
    ..The challenges are substantial, but the research questions are meaningful and worthwhile. The goal is to foster healing at bio-psycho-social-spiritual levels of the human being...
  24. pmc Complementary and conventional medicine: a concept map
    Carol M Baldwin
    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Research Service Line, Tucson, AZ, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 4:2. 2004
    ..The objective of this study is to describe and interpret the results of concept mapping with conventional and CAM practitioners from a variety of backgrounds on the topic of CAM...
  25. pmc Exploring measures of whole person wellness: integrative well-being and psychological flourishing
    Laurie Menk Otto
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    Explore (NY) 6:364-70. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint A profile of military veterans in the southwestern United States who use complementary and alternative medicine: implications for integrated care
    Carol M Baldwin
    Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care Service Line, Tucson, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1697-704. 2002
    ..Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use and expenditures are on the rise in the United States. Although civilian users of CAM have been well described, little is known about military veteran users of CAM...
  27. ncbi request reprint Gas discharge visualization evaluation of ultramolecular doses of homeopathic medicines under blinded, controlled conditions
    Iris R Bell
    Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5153, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 9:25-38. 2003
    ..To determine the feasibility of using a computerized biophysical method, gas discharge visualization (GDV), to differentiate ultramolecular doses of homeopathic remedies from solvent controls and from each other...
  28. ncbi request reprint One size does not fit all: aptitude x treatment interaction (ATI) as a conceptual framework for complementary and alternative medicine outcome research. Part 1--what is ATI research?
    Opher Caspi
    Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5153, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:580-6. 2004
    ....
  29. pmc Developing a patient-centered outcome measure for complementary and alternative medicine therapies I: defining content and format
    Cheryl Ritenbaugh
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:135. 2011
    ..Here we describe Phase I of our research program, the iterative process of content identification, item development and refinement, and response format selection. Cognitive interviews and psychometric evaluation are reported separately...
  30. ncbi request reprint Integrative medicine and systemic outcomes research: issues in the emergence of a new model for primary health care
    Iris R Bell
    Program in Integrative Medicine, The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:133-40. 2002
    ..The systemic outcomes encompass the simultaneous, interactive changes within the whole person...
  31. ncbi request reprint JP-8 jet fuel exposure and divided attention test performance in 1991 Gulf War veterans
    Iris R Bell
    Research Service, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 76:1136-44. 2005
    ..These syndromes often involve neurocognitive complaints, fatigue, and musculoskeletal symptoms, thus overlapping with civilian illnesses from low levels of environmental chemicals, chronic fatigue syndrome, and fibromyalgia...
  32. ncbi request reprint Homeopathic constitutional type questionnaire correlates of conventional psychological and physical health scales: individual difference characteristics of young adults
    Iris R Bell
    Program in Integrative Medicine, The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson 85719, USA
    Homeopathy 91:63-74. 2002
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint US military veterans' perceptions of the conventional medical care system and their use of complementary and alternative medicine
    Kendall Kroesen
    Research Service Line, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    Fam Pract 19:57-64. 2002
    ..One reason for increasing use of CAM modalities may be dissatisfaction with the conventional care system. However, recent studies suggest that dissatisfaction is not a major factor...
  34. pmc Development and validation of a new global well-being outcomes rating scale for integrative medicine research
    Iris R Bell
    Program in Integrative Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 4:1. 2004
    ..Researchers are finding limitations of currently available disease-focused questionnaire tools for outcome studies in complementary and alternative medicine/integrative medicine (CAM/IM)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Associations between chemical odor intolerance and sleep disturbances in community-living adults
    Carol M Baldwin
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 5030, USA
    Sleep Med 5:53-9. 2004
    ..To investigate associations between sleep disturbances and chemical odor intolerance (COI), which is the subjective report of feeling ill from common odors, such as carpet glue or pesticides...
  36. ncbi request reprint Biofield detection: role of bioenergy awareness training and individual differences in absorption
    Gary E Schwartz
    Center for Frontier Medicine in Biofield Science and Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, 85719, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:167-9. 2004
    ..To measure health care providers' capacity to detect biofields before and after bioenergy awareness training in relation to individual differences in the personality trait of absorption...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive care with nutritional, herbal, and homeopathic complementary and alternative medicine modalities in stroke treatment and rehabilitation
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 14:30-9. 2007
    ..However, a great deal of systematic research effort lies ahead before most of the options discussed would meet mainstream medical standards for introduction into routine treatment regimens...
  38. ncbi request reprint On the definition of complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine: societal mega-stereotypes vs. the patients' perspectives
    Opher Caspi
    Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:58-62. 2003
    ..It is our conclusion that individual patients, rather than society, should be the frame of reference and defining source for what constitutes integrative medicine and CAM...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of noise on microvascular integrity in laboratory rats
    Ann L Baldwin
    Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 46:58-65. 2007
    ..Thus exposure of rats to excessive noise produces structural damage in the mesenteric microvasculature that is significantly reduced by dietary supplements...