This study showed an improvement in patients’ perception of sleep quality after a programme of just 5 sessions of Sophrology. A greater level of activity during the day was a further benefit. Future research will need to monitor patients over a longer period of time to assess sustainability of improvements. Read about the study (in […]
This randomised control study found a four-week intensive group Sophrology programme to be highly effective for reducing anxiety and depression symptoms in primary care patients. Read about the details of the study here.
As a healthcare professional or therapist, it’s important to know that the complementary health practices that we use or recommend are effective and appropriate for our clients. Sophrology is no stranger to the rigours of scientific research, having been developed initially to become a scientific field in its own right. Over many years, its founder, […]
This study evaluated the efficacy of a Sophrology protocol adapted to the treatment of subjective tinnitus by determining whether this technique makes it possible to reduce the negative effects associated with tinnitus perception. Results demonstrated that Sophrology can reduce the intrusiveness of tinnitus. First assessment of Sophrology for the treatment of subjective tinnitus European Annals […]
A new study is underway with the University of Kent to investigate the impact of Sophrology on wellbeing and quality of life. This is a long-term study and results will be published here in due course.
Various studies have found Sophrology to be associated with a reduction in anxiety and pain in patients undergoing chemotherapy and interventional radiology. Improvements in coping mechanisms in children undergoing complex medical treatment is also highlighted. Sophrology for patients in oncology Soins –Nursing reference journal (La revue de référence infirmière) 2015 Nov;(800) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26567064 Art/expressive psychotherapy and […]
Two studies: one showing increased benefits of using Sophrology alongside standard treatment for children with asthma and the other showing improved efficacy of Non-Invasive Ventilation for patients with acute respiratory failure. Efficiency of physiotherapy with Caycedian Sophrology on children with asthma.Paediatric Pulmonology: Vol 53 Issue 5 May 2018 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ppul.23982 Impact of Sophrology on non-invasive ventilation […]
A number of research studies have been conducted on the use of Sophrology in the perinatal period, including an observational study that suggests that those who chose antenatal Sophrology for birth preparation developed a closer relationship with their infants. The value of Sophrology to ease the psycho-emotional impact of infertility has been reported, and a further […]
A number of studies are currently underway in France to evaluate the benefits of Sophrology on sleep-related issues at the Hôtel Dieu in Paris; the impact on student stress, motivation, and concentration at University of Rennes II; and wellbeing of patients at the Pitié Salpêtrière hospital in Paris. More information (in French) on the Groupe […]