publication . Article . 2015

Massagem com aromaterapia: efetividade sobre a ansiedade de usuários com transtornos de personalidade em internação psiquiátrica

Eliana Mara Braga;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2015
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo, Escola de Enfermagem
Abstract
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effectiveness of aromatherapy massage using the essential oils (0.5%) of Lavandula angustifolia and Pelargonium graveolens for anxiety reduction in patients with personality disorders during psychiatric hospitalization. METHOD Uncontrolled clinical trial with 50 subjects submitted to six massages with aromatherapy, performed on alternate days, on the cervical and the posterior thoracic regions. Vital data (heart and respiratory rate) were collected before and after each session and an anxiety scale (Trait Anxiety Inventory-State) was applied at the beginning and end of the intervention. The results were statistically analyzed with th...
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free text keywords: Personality Disorders, Anxiety, Massage, Aromaterapy, Complementary Therapies, Psychiatric Nursing, Transtornos da Personalidade, Ansiedade, Massagem, Terapias Complementares, Enfermagem Psiquiátrica, Trastornos de la Personalidad, Ansiedad, Masaje, Aromaterapia, Terapias Complementarias, Enfermería Psiquiátrica, Nursing, RT1-120
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publication . Article . 2015

Massagem com aromaterapia: efetividade sobre a ansiedade de usuários com transtornos de personalidade em internação psiquiátrica

Eliana Mara Braga;