Art & Science of Relaxation

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Dr Judy Lovas writes articles and book chapters on Relaxation and Psychoneuroimmunology

2017 https://www.ausmed.com/articles/benefits-of-relaxation-therapy/
2017

Lovas J. Managing pain and fatigue in people with spinal cord injury: a randomized controlled trial feasibility study examining the efficacy of massage therapy. Spinal Cord 55, 162-166

2016

http://www.nature.com/sc/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/sc2016156a.html

2016 https://www.ausmed.com/articles/nurses-know-psychoneuroimmunology/
2015

Lovas J. Evidence-based relaxation therapy: Physiological and psychological benefits [online]. Journal of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society Vol. 21, No. 2, 2015: 105

2015

Lovas J. The effects of massage therapy on immune function and psychological outcomes within a psychoneuroimmunological framework. Journal of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society Vol. 21, No. 4, 2015: 245

2015

Lovas J. Evidence based benefits of Yoga. Yoga Today Spring 2016

2014

What is Psychoneuroimmunology? 

2013

Craig A., Siddall P., Middleton J., Tran Y., Lovas J., Wijesuriya N., Bartrop R. Developing a model of associations between chronic pain, depressive mood, chronic fatigue and self-efficacy in people with spinal cord injury. The Journal of Pain, 14(9) 911-920

2009

Lovas J. The Effects of Massage Therapy on People with Spinal Cord Injury: Psychological and Immunological Outcomes. Unpublished Doctoral Thesis, University of Sydney

2008

Lovas J. Craig A. Tran Y. & Middleton J. The Effects of Relaxation on Secondary Conditions in Spinal Cord Injury. In Craig A. & Tran Y. (Eds.), Psychological Aspects Associated with Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation: New Directions and Best Evidence. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

2008

Lovas J. Craig A. Tran Y. & Middleton J. (2008). The Role of Massage Therapy in Managing Secondary Conditions Associated with Spinal Cord Injury: An Integrative Model. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 14(1), 61-75

2008

Craig A. Tran Y. Lovas J. & Middleton J. Spinal Cord Injury and its Association with Negative Psychological States. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, (12), 115-121

2004

McKinley S. Stein-Parbury J. Chehelnabi A. & Lovas J. Assessment of Anxiety in Intensive Care Patients by Using the Faces Anxiety Scale. American Journal of Critical Care, 13(2)146-152

2002

Lovas J. Craig A. Raison R. Weston K. Segal Y. & Markus M. The Effects of Massage Therapy on the Immune Response in Healthy Adults. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 6(3), 143-150

2001

Lovas J. Relaxation: The Learned Response. In McCabe P. (Ed.), Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery. Melbourne: Ausmed Publications

1998

Lovas J. The Effects of Massage Therapy on the Human Immune Response. Unpublished Master's thesis, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

1996

Lovas J. The Swedish Massage Manual.Self-published Sydney ISBN: 0-646-35123-0

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