Research Guides

It is important that research be systematized in randomized, controlled studies. Controlled studies consist of a control group and an experimental group receiving the treatment, for which all other factors remain equal. The selection of those participants receiving the treatment and those which are the control should be randomized.

Lone Mørch and Leila Eriksen of Denmark put together this guide for the Danish National Board of Health for conducting research in alternative therapies:
A Guide to Securing the Quality of Research Projects for Alternative Therapists
Source: Reflexology in Europe Network RiEN’s Research page

In conducting his PMS research study, Bill Flocco put together a book on how he implemented his study, and how one might go about organizing and implementing a study of this kind:
Anatomy of a Reflexology Research Study

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