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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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

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Reductions in Pain, Depression, and Anxiety Symptoms After PTSD Remediation in Veterans

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A Randomized Controlled Comparison of Emotional Freedom Technique and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Adolescent Anxiety: A Pilot Study

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Randomised Controlled Study Comparing Two Psychological Therapies for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Vs. Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET)

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Knock, and it will be opened to you? An evaluation of meridian-tapping in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

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EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and Resiliency in Veterans At Risk For PTSD: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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A Systematic Review and Meta Analysis of Randomized and Non-Randomized Trials of Clinical Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for the Treatment of Depression

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Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for Stress in Students: A Randomized Controlled Dismantling Study

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Is Acupoint Stimulation an Active Ingredient in Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)? A Controlled Trial of Teacher Burnout

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Efficacy of Two Evidence-Based Therapies, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), for the Treatment of gender Violence in the Congo: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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EFT for Insomnia: A Comparison of Emotional Freedom Techniques–Insomnia (EFT-I) and Sleep Hygiene Education (SHE) in a Geriatric Population: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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The Effect of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) on Stress Biochemistry: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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The Effect of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) on Athletic Performance: A Randomized Controlled Blind Trial

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Efficacy of EFT Provided by Coaches vs Licensed Therapists in Veterans with PTSD