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Teaching Parents Reiki Therapy

Teaching Parents Reiki Therapy


Teaching parents Reiki for their adolescents receiving palliative care.

Who May Qualify?:

Adolescents who:

  • are 10-19 years old,
  • are receiving palliative care at home
  • understand English 
  • have a  parent/legal guardian providing care most of the week 
  • can read/write English at an 8th grade level
Who Does Not Qualify:

Parents and adolescents who have taken corticosteroids in the last 30 days and have less than 1 inch of hair. Parent and adolescents pairs also may not participate if the adolescent is in an inpatient facility, is in foster care, or if the home does not have a reliable way of storing samples at or below 32 degrees Fahrenheit (i.e., a freezer).

Study Status:
Study Sponsor:

The Ohio State University 

Full IRB Study Title:
Teaching Parents Reiki for Their Adolescents Receiving Palliative Care
IRB Study ID:
If you are interested in this study or have questions about your child's eligibility, please contact:

Palliative Care (330) 543-3343

Lead Investigator
Sarah Elizabeth Friebert, MD

Pediatric Palliative Care Physician; Sarah Elizabeth Friebert, M.D. Leadership Chair in Pediatric Palliative Care
Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care CenterPediatric Neuromuscular ClinicMitochondrial Center

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