Biofield Science and Healing: An Emerging Frontier in Medicine

Shamini Jain, PhD,corresponding author John Ives, PhD, Wayne Jonas, MD, Richard Hammerschlag, PhD, David Muehsam, PhD, Cassandra Vieten, PhD, Daniel Vicario, MD, Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP, Rauni Pritten King, RN, MIH, CHTPI, and Erminia Guarneri, MD, FACC

Shamini Jain

Consciousness and Healing Initiative, San Diego, California; and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego (Dr Jain)

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John Ives

Samueli Institute, Alexandria, Virginia (Dr Ives)

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Wayne Jonas

Samueli Institute, Alexandria, Virginia (Dr Jonas)

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Richard Hammerschlag

Consciousness and Healing Initiative, San Diego, California; and The Institute for Integrative Health, Baltimore, Maryland (Dr Hammerschlag)

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David Muehsam

Consciousness and Healing Initiative, San Diego, California; and National Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems, VID Art Science, Bologna, Italy (Dr Muehsam)

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Cassandra Vieten

Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma, California, and California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute (Dr Vieten)

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Daniel Vicario

San Diego Cancer Research Institute and Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego (Dr Vicario)

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Deepak Chopra

Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, Chopra Foundation, and Kellogg School of Management, Evanston, Illinois (Dr Chopra)

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Rauni Pritten King

Miraglo Foundation, San Diego, California, Guarneri Integrative Health, and Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, Duluth, Minnesota (Ms King)

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Erminia Guarneri

Miraglo Foundation, San Diego, California, Guarneri Integrative Health, and Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, Duluth, Minnesota (Dr Guarneri)

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Shamini Jain, Consciousness and Healing Initiative, San Diego, California; and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego (Dr Jain)
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Correspondence Shamini Jain, PhD [email protected]
Key Words: Biofield, biofield science, healing, medicine, psychoneuroimmunology, bioelectromagnetics, Reiki, healing touch, therapeutic touch
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Disclosures The authors completed the ICMJE Form for Potential Conflicts of Interest. Dr Muehsam disclosed that he is a consultant for Rio Grande Neurosciences. Dr Chopra disclosed that he is co-owner of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing as well as payments and royalties for activities outside the submitted work. Dr Guarneri disclosed that she is a consultant for Atlantic Health Systems outside the s ubmitted work. The other authors had no conflicts to disclose.

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Shamini Jain, Consciousness and Healing Initiative, San Diego, California; and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego (Dr Jain)

John Ives, Samueli Institute, Alexandria, Virginia (Dr Ives)

Wayne Jonas, Samueli Institute, Alexandria, Virginia (Dr Jonas)

Richard Hammerschlag, Consciousness and Healing Initiative, San Diego, California; and The Institute for Integrative Health, Baltimore, Maryland (Dr Hammerschlag)

David Muehsam, Consciousness and Healing Initiative, San Diego, California; and National Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems, VID Art Science, Bologna, Italy (Dr Muehsam)

Cassandra Vieten, Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma, California, and California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute (Dr Vieten)

Daniel Vicario, San Diego Cancer Research Institute and Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego (Dr Vicario)

Deepak Chopra, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, Chopra Foundation, and Kellogg School of Management, Evanston, Illinois (Dr Chopra)

Rauni Pritten King, Miraglo Foundation, San Diego, California, Guarneri Integrative Health, and Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, Duluth, Minnesota (Ms King)

Erminia Guarneri, Miraglo Foundation, San Diego, California, Guarneri Integrative Health, and Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, Duluth, Minnesota (Dr Guarneri)

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