Research Papers

This section contains an indexed selection of what we consider to be the most significant collection of papers published in peer reviewed journals including meta-analyses, review papers and randomized control trials on EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), TFT (Thought Field Therapy) and other tapping modalities. For each study you will find the citation, abstract, link to full paper or publishing journal and editor's notes (Craig's notes) provided by Craig Weiner, DC, which provide a brief synopsis and/or additional comments.

Meta-Analyses, Review Papers and Randomized Control Trials Support Tapping Efficacy

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Online Delivery of Emotional Freedom Techniques in the Treatment of Food Cravings and Weight Management: A Randomised Controlled Trial

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Emotional Freedom Techniques and breathing awareness to reduce childbirth fear: A randomized controlled study

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Clinical EFT As An Evidence-Based Practice For The Treatment Of Psychological And Physiological Conditions

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An Initial Investigation of Neural Changes in Overweight Adults with Food Cravings after Emotional Freedom Techniques

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Energy Psychology: Efficacy, Speed, Mechanisms

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Acupoint Stimulation In Treating Psychological Disorders: Evidence Of Efficacy

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Trends in meridian-based psychotherapy—a review of research on Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)

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A narrative systematic review of the effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)

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Emotional freedom techniques (EFT) as a practice for supporting chronic disease healthcare: a practitioners’ perspective

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The Efficacy of Acupoint Stimulation in the Treatment of Psychological Distress: A Meta-Analysis

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Is Tapping on Acupuncture Points an Active Ingredient in Emotional Freedom Techniques? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Comparative Studies

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Efficacy of Fifteen Emerging Interventions for the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Systematic Review

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Emotional Freedom Techniques for Anxiety: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis

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The Effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Meta-Analysis

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A Controlled Comparison of the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Two Psychological Therapies for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing vs. Emotional Freedom Techniques