Kevin W Chen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Adding integrative meditation with ear acupressure to outpatient treatment of cocaine addiction: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Kevin W Chen
    Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 19:204-10. 2013
  2. pmc Meditative therapies for reducing anxiety: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Kevin W Chen
    Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Depress Anxiety 29:545-62. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint An analytical review of the Chinese literature on Qigong therapy for diabetes mellitus
    Kevin W Chen
    Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21207, USA
    Am J Chin Med 37:439-57. 2009
  4. pmc Effects of external qigong therapy on osteoarthritis of the knee. A randomized controlled trial
    Kevin W Chen
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 27:1497-505. 2008
  5. pmc An examination of psychiatric comorbidities as a function of gender and substance type within an inpatient substance use treatment program
    Kevin W Chen
    Center for Addictions, Personality, and Emotion Research, University of Maryland College Park, Department of Psychology, 1147 Biology Psychology Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 118:92-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of external qigong therapy for patients with fibromyalgia
    Kevin W Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:851-6. 2006
  7. pmc Benzodiazepine use and misuse among patients in a methadone program
    Kevin W Chen
    Center for Integrative Medicine University of Maryland School of Medicine 520 W, Lombard St, East Hall, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 11:90. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Introducing qigong meditation into residential addiction treatment: a pilot study where gender makes a difference
    Kevin W Chen
    Center for Integrative Medicine and Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:875-82. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Smoking, drugs, and other behavioral health problems among multiethnic adolescents in the NHSDA
    William A Vega
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, United States
    Addict Behav 32:1949-56. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint An analytic review of studies on measuring effects of external QI in China
    Kevin W Chen
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:38-50. 2004

Research Grants

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Adding integrative meditation with ear acupressure to outpatient treatment of cocaine addiction: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Kevin W Chen
    Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 19:204-10. 2013
    ..This pilot therapy development study attempts to examine the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of adding breathing-based Integrative Meditation and Ear Acupressure (IMEA) to outpatient treatment of cocaine addiction...
  2. pmc Meditative therapies for reducing anxiety: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Kevin W Chen
    Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Depress Anxiety 29:545-62. 2012
    ..Although multiple reviews exist on the general health benefits of meditation, no review has focused on the efficacy of meditation for anxiety specifically...
  3. ncbi request reprint An analytical review of the Chinese literature on Qigong therapy for diabetes mellitus
    Kevin W Chen
    Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21207, USA
    Am J Chin Med 37:439-57. 2009
    ..These preliminary data are promising and support the need for further randomized controlled trials...
  4. pmc Effects of external qigong therapy on osteoarthritis of the knee. A randomized controlled trial
    Kevin W Chen
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 27:1497-505. 2008
    ..Further study on a larger scale with multiple EQT healers is necessary to determine the role (if any) of EQT in the treatment of OA and to identify differences in EQT techniques...
  5. pmc An examination of psychiatric comorbidities as a function of gender and substance type within an inpatient substance use treatment program
    Kevin W Chen
    Center for Addictions, Personality, and Emotion Research, University of Maryland College Park, Department of Psychology, 1147 Biology Psychology Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 118:92-9. 2011
    ..The current study aimed to fill this gap...
  6. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of external qigong therapy for patients with fibromyalgia
    Kevin W Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:851-6. 2006
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  7. pmc Benzodiazepine use and misuse among patients in a methadone program
    Kevin W Chen
    Center for Integrative Medicine University of Maryland School of Medicine 520 W, Lombard St, East Hall, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 11:90. 2011
    ..This study estimates the prevalence of BZD misuse in a methadone program, and provides information on the characteristics of BZD users compared to non-users...
  8. doi request reprint Introducing qigong meditation into residential addiction treatment: a pilot study where gender makes a difference
    Kevin W Chen
    Center for Integrative Medicine and Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:875-82. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the feasibility and efficacy of adding integrative qigong meditation to residential treatment for substance abuse...
  9. ncbi request reprint Smoking, drugs, and other behavioral health problems among multiethnic adolescents in the NHSDA
    William A Vega
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, United States
    Addict Behav 32:1949-56. 2007
    ..African American and Hispanic immigrants had lower risk of smoking initiation and tobacco dependence, however, ethnic group adolescents who initiated smoking shared increased risk of addictive and non-addictive disorders...
  10. ncbi request reprint An analytic review of studies on measuring effects of external QI in China
    Kevin W Chen
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:38-50. 2004
    ..New methodologies, new theories, and new perspectives are urgently needed for further understanding what qigong is and how EQ healing works...
  11. ncbi request reprint A case study of simultaneous recovery from multiple physical symptoms with medical qigong therapy
    Kevin W Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:159-62. 2004
    ..Can medical qigong help such a patient to cure multiple symptoms simultaneously?..
  12. ncbi request reprint External qigong therapy for chronic orofacial pain
    Kevin W Chen
    J Altern Complement Med 8:532-4. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Benefits of external qigong therapy on morphine-abstinent mice and rats
    Zhixian Mo
    Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, The First Military Medical University, Guangzhou, China
    J Altern Complement Med 9:827-35. 2003
    ..To exclude possible psychological effects of qigong therapy in the treatment of addiction effectively, morphine-dependence models need to be established in mice and rats...
  14. ncbi request reprint A preliminary study of the effect of external qigong on lymphoma growth in mice
    Kevin W Chen
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Newark, NJ 08854, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 8:615-21. 2002
    ..To examine the effectiveness of external qigong on the in vivo growth of transplantable murine lymphoma cells in mice...
  15. ncbi request reprint Qigong for cancer treatment: a systematic review of controlled clinical trials
    Myeong Soo Lee
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK
    Acta Oncol 46:717-22. 2007
    ..Two trials suggested effectiveness in prolonging life of cancer patients and one failed to do so. We conclude that the effectiveness of qigong in cancer care is not yet supported by the evidence from rigorous clinical trials...

Research Grants2

  1. DELAY OF GRATIFICATION--SUBSTANCE USE/ABUSE/DEPENDENCE
    Kevin Chen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Significant implications for drug prevention and treatment programs, and for the study of other health-related behaviors are anticipated. ..
  2. Qigong Therapy for Osteoarthritis at Knees
    Kevin Chen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This pilot trial should provide a foundation for a more systematic exploration of the benefits of qigong exercise (self-practice) and EQT in reducing or eliminating chronic arthritis pain. ..