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Genetics and Epigenetics

Differential Gene Expression after Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Treatment: A Novel Pilot Protocol for Salivary mRNA Assessment

August 23, 2016

This is an incredibly important newly published study and I want to express gratitude for the author for advancing the exploration of how EFT affects our physiology and genetic expression with objective documented evidence. This study explored by Maharaj done in conjunction with Akamai University in Hilo, HI., tested the feasibility of using a new salivary mRNA testing method for measuring a broad genome-wide analysis to detect changes in gene expression after a single 50 minute EFT session. Samples were collected immediately before, immediately after, 4 hours after and 24 hours after the EFT session.

Epigenetic Effects of PTSD Remediation in Veterans Using Clinical EFT: A Randomized Controlled Study

March 21, 2016

Epigenetic Effects of PTSD Remediation in Veterans Using Clinical EFT: A Randomized Controlled Study a pre-publication review of the research study

Your DNA is Not Your Destiny: Behavioral Epigenetics and the Role of Emotions in Health

March 3, 2015

This paper by Church explores the therapeutic role that EFT and other therapeutic behavior modalities can have on influencing genetic expression.

Modulating Gene Expression through Psychotherapy: The Contribution of Non-Invasive Somatic Interventions

March 3, 2015

Paper Explores the Possibility that Non-Invasive Somatic Interventions (i.e. Tapping Techniques) Alter Gene Expression Citation: Feinstein, D., & Church, D. (2010). Modulating Gene Expression through Psychotherapy: The Contribution of Non-Invasive Somatic Interventions. Review of General Psychology,14(4), 283 – 195. © 2010, American Psychological Association. Note: This article may not exactly replicate the copy-edited version published… Read More »