Affiliation: University of California
- Biofield therapies: helpful or full of hype? A best evidence synthesisShamini Jain
UCLA Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Int J Behav Med 17:1-16. 2010..Biofield therapies (such as Reiki, therapeutic touch, and healing touch) are complementary medicine modalities that remain controversial and are utilized by a significant number of patients, with little information regarding their efficacy...
- Ethnicity, social class and hostility: effects on in vivo beta-adrenergic receptor responsivenessShamini Jain
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Biol Psychol 65:89-100. 2004..Thus, decreased beta-adrenergic receptor responsiveness in African-Americans does not appear to be due to differences in current social class, age, or smoking status, nor to higher reports of hostility...
- A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation versus relaxation training: effects on distress, positive states of mind, rumination, and distractionShamini Jain
SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program, Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA 92103 0804, USA
Ann Behav Med 33:11-21. 2007..Although mindfulness meditation interventions have recently shown benefits for reducing stress in various populations, little is known about their relative efficacy compared with relaxation interventions...
- Effects of perceived stress and uplifts on inflammation and coagulabilityShamini Jain
Joint Doctoral Program, Clinical Psychology, University of California San Diego San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
Psychophysiology 44:154-60. 2007....
- Predictors of inflammation in response to anthracycline-based chemotherapy for breast cancerPaul J Mills
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
Brain Behav Immun 22:98-104. 2008..Inflammation in response to chemotherapy is most significantly related to inflammation that existed prior to chemotherapy but also potentially to treatment regimen and to certain disease characteristics...
- Relation of nocturnal blood pressure dipping to cellular adhesion, inflammation and hemostasisRoland von Kanel
Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, California 92093 0804, USA
J Hypertens 22:2087-93. 2004..The pathogenetic mechanisms of this relationship have not been elucidated. We investigated whether non-dipping would relate to procoagulant and proinflammatory activity...
- Integrating integrative medicine research: what can we learn from each other?Shamini Jain
Department of Psychiatry, Behavioral Medicine Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
J Soc Integr Oncol 6:45-6. 2008
- Complementary medicine for fatigue and cortisol variability in breast cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trialShamini Jain
Samueli Institute, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Cancer 118:777-87. 2012..Fatigue is a chief complaint in cancer patients, and warrants effective treatment. Biofield therapies are complementary medicine approaches used by cancer populations. There is little information about their efficacy...