Special Issues

Hypnosis: from Neural Mechanisms to Clinical Practice

Guest Editor: Giuseppe De Benedittis

Deadline: December 31, 2019 (Open)

Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care

Guest Editor: Leila Kozak

Deadline: March 31, 2020 (Open)

Massage for Mental Health Problems

Guest Editor: Wing-Fai Yeung

Deadline: October 31, 2019 (Open)  

Acupuncture for Women’s and Children’s Health

Guest Editor: Im Quah-Smith

Deadline: October 31, 2019 (Open)

Insomnia: Disorders of Initiation and Maintenance of Sleep

Guest Editor: Christopher Worsnop

Deadline: September 15, 2019 (Open)

Research of Exercise and Cognitive Function

Guest Editor: Paul D. Loprinzi

Deadline: April 30, 2019 (Open)

Complementary Medicine and Pain Management

Deadline: March 31, 2019 (Open)

How Compassion Benefits in the Healing Process

Guest Editor: Steven K. H. Aung

Deadline: March 31, 2019 (Open)

Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Breast Cancer

Guest Editor: Reginald Halaby

Deadline: February 28, 2019 (Open)

Modernization of Acupuncture Education and Research

Guest Editor: Gerhard Litscher

Deadline: December 31, 2018 (Open)

Application of Homeopathy in Oncology Patients

Guest Editor: Michael Frass 

Deadline: November 30, 2018 (Open)

Herbal Medicines for the Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome

Guest Editor: Srinivas Nammi

Deadline: November 30, 2018 (Open)

Experience and activities of the Regional Tuscan Centre for Integrative Medicine

Guest Editor: Elio Rossi, MD

Co-Editors: Sonia Baccetti and Mariella Di Stefano

Deadline: October 30, 2018(Open)

Health Benefits of Meditation

Guest Editor: Sok Cheon Pak

Co-Editor: Soo Liang Ooi

Deadline: September 30, 2018 (Open)

Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Nervous System Conditions

Guest Editor: James D. Adams

Deadline: September 10, 2018 (Open)

Complementary Therapies and Diabetes

Guest Editor: Trisha Dunning

Deadline: February 28, 2018 (Open)


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Meditation, Sleep, and Performance

Lauren E. Guerriero, Bruce F. O’Hara
Received: February 12, 2019; Published: May 24, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1902031


The Link(s) between Compassion and Healing

Kristi Kanel
Received: January 30, 2019; Published: April 30, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1902030

Research Article

Lifestyles and Complementary Medicine: A Survey in the Region of Tuscany

Mariella Di Stefano, Sonia Baccetti, Elio Rossi, Maria Valeria Monechi, Barbara Cucca, Sergio Segantini, Elisabetta Barbara Cortesi, Fabio Voller, Eleonora Fanti, Alice Berti, Stefano Bravi
Received: September 27, 2018; Published: April 28, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1902029

Original Research

Observational Study on Auriculotherapy in the Treatment of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: Preliminary Data

Elisabetta Barbara Cortesi, Sonia Baccetti, Maria Valeria Monechi, Mariella Di Stefano, Barbara Cucca, Tommaso Conti, Antonella Traversi, Filippa Terranova, Roberto Montelatici, Sylvie Yvonne Barberousse, Federica Sabatini, Catia Vuono, Christian Bini, Marco Picchi
Received: September 26, 2018; Published: April 28, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1902028


Integrative Cancer Therapy with Special Focus on Add-On Homeopathy: The Experience at Lienz Hospital

Peter Lechleitner
Received: March 02, 2018; Published: April 25, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1902027


The Role of Self-Compassion in Recovery from Substance Use Disorders

Gila Chen
Received: March 04, 2019; Published: April 24, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1902026


Compassion in Medicine – A Psychiatric Physician’s View

Robert T. Rubin
Received: March 14, 2019; Published: April 18, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1902025

Research Article

Integrated Medicine Strongly Improves Post-Stroke Rehabilitative Performance in a Public Health Facility in Italy

Simonetta Bernardini, Francesca Bechini, Giulia Braccesi, Franco Cracolici, Rosaria Ferreri, Roberto Pulcri, Andrea Serafini
Received: September 30, 2018; Published: April 17, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1902024

Case Report

Unexpected Long Survival of a Patient with Polycythemia Vera

Michael Frass, Katharina Gaertner
Received: January 16, 2019; Published: April 16, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1902023


The Process of Integration of Complementary Medicines in Public Healthcare Service of Tuscany (Italy)

Katia Belvedere, Elio Rossi, Mariella Di Stefano, Sonia Baccetti
Received: February 22, 2019; Published: April 10, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1902022

Original Research

Comparison of Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia between Zen-meditation and Control Groups

Pei-Chen Lo, Bo-Ting Lyu, Wu Jue Miao Tian
Received: July 30, 2018; Published: April 1, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1902021

Original Research

Acupuncture for Chemo-Related Nausea and Vomiting

Carmelo Guido, Valentina Selmi, Cosimo Chelazzi, Giulia Borsotti, Rita Giachetti, Vittorio Limatola, Martina Sicurani, Angelo Raffaele De Gaudio
Received: September 29, 2018; Published: March 28, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901020

Short Review

The Effects of Aquatic Exercise on Cognitive Function: Systematic Review

Paul D. Loprinzi
Received: February 07, 2019; Published: March 21, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901018


Proposal for a Compassionate Emotional Accompaniment Technique (CEAT) Based on Mindfulness to Manage Disturbing Emotions

Natalia Sylvia Ramos Díaz
Received: August 23, 2018; Published: March 14, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901017


Compassion in Clinical Care

Cynthia M.A. Geppert, Ronald W. Pies
Received: March 01, 2019; Published: March 04, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901016

Research Article

Psychophysiological Coherence in Community Dynamics – A Comparative Analysis between Meditation and Other Activities

Jeffery Jonathan Joshua (ישוע) Davis, Florian Schübeler, Robert Kozma
Received: November 26, 2018; Published: March 04, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901015


The Treatment of the Nervous System with Complementary and Alternative Medicine

James David Adams
Received: February 25, 2019; Published: February 27, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901014

Concept Paper

New Paradigm in International Ear Acupuncture

István Széchenyi
Received: October 16, 2018; Published: February 26, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901013

Case Report

Chronic Pain after Reported Whiplash Injury – A Patient Case Report

Gunnel Berry
Received: April 13, 2018; Published: February 25, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901012


A Brief Primer on Learning and Memory-Based Strategies to Enhance Memory Function

Paul D. Loprinzi , Emily Frith, Faith Harris
Received: December 17, 2018; Published: February 21, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901011

Technical Note

An Initial Investigation of Neural Changes in Overweight Adults with Food Cravings after Emotional Freedom Techniques

Peta Stapleton, Craig Buchan, Ian Mitchell, Yasmin McGrath, Paul Gorton, Brett Carter
Received: December 11, 2018; Published: February 15, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901010

Original Research

An Evaluation of a New Programme Training Mindfulness Teachers to Deliver Non-Eight Week Adapted Mindfulness-Based Interventions

Robert Marx, Lisa Burroughes
Received: October 13, 2018; Published: February 02, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901009

Research Article

Integrated Oncology in an Integrated Medicine Hospital in Pitigliano (Grosseto, Italy)

Rosaria Ferreri, Simonetta Bernardini, Franco Cracolici , Francesca Bechini
Received: September 29, 2018; Published: February 1, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901008