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
1 Centro Universitário Uningá. Maringá, Paraná, Brazil.
2 Universidade Estadual de Maringá. Maringá, Paraná, Brazil.
3 Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
4 Univesidade Federal Fluminense. Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
5 Universidade Federal do Rio Grande. Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
6 Universidade Federal de Pelotas. Pelotas. Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
7 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