Reiki for promotion of health and sleep quality in hospital nursing professionals

Author: Josane Rosenilda da Costa1, Sonia Silva Marcon2, Rosane Gonçalves Nitschke3, Fátima Helena do Espírito Santo4, Diéssica Roggia Piexak5, Stefanie Griebeler Oliveira6, Herbert Leopoldo de Freitas Goes2, Pablo Jesús Lopez Soto7
Affiliation: <sup>1</sup> Centro Universitário Uningá. Maringá, Paraná, Brazil. <sup>2</sup> Universidade Estadual de Maringá. Maringá, Paraná, Brazil. <sup>3</sup> Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. <sup>4</sup> Univesidade Federal Fluminense. Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. <sup>5</sup> Universidade Federal do Rio Grande. Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. <sup>6</sup> Universidade Federal de Pelotas. Pelotas. Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. <sup>7</sup> Universidad D Córdoba. Cordobá, Spain.
Conference/Journal: Rev Bras Enferm
Date published: 2022 Aug 15
Other: Volume ID: 75 , Issue ID: 5 , Pages: e20210535 , Special Notes: doi: 10.1590/0034-7167-2021-0535. , Word Count: 113

to know the repercussions of a Reiki therapy intervention on the sleep quality of nursing professionals working in a general hospital.

a qualitative-quantitative study conducted with 16 professionals from the nursing team of a hospital in northwest Paraná, who participated in an intervention consisting of six weekly Reiki sessions. Data collected from September, 2019 to March, 2020 through semi-structured interviews and application of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index before and after the intervention.

better sleep quality, characterized by a reduction in the time to fall asleep and in nightmares, and an increase in sleeping hours.

reiki intervention had a positive impact on the sleep quality of participants.

PMID: 35976274 DOI: 10.1590/0034-7167-2021-0535