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Herbert Benson, M.D.


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  1. R01AT006464 (DENNINGER, JOHN W) Sep 30, 2010 - Aug 31, 2016
    Quantification of Outcome Measures for Mind Body Interventions
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  2. R01DP003091 (BENSON, HERBERT) Sep 30, 2010 - Sep 29, 2012
    Mind/Body Research Program (R01)
    Role: Principal Investigator
  3. R01DP000339 (BENSON, HERBERT) Sep 30, 2005 - Sep 29, 2010
    Mechanisms &Therapeutic Effects of Relaxation Response
    Role: Principal Investigator
  4. P41RR013622 (GOLDBERGER, ARY LOUIS) Sep 3, 1999 - Aug 28, 2007
    Research Resource for Complex Physiologic Signals
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  5. M01RR001066 (SLAVIN, PETER L) Feb 1, 1978 - May 31, 2008
    General Clinical Research Center
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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  1. Dossett ML, Fricchione GL, Benson H. A New Era for Mind-Body Medicine. N Engl J Med. 2020 Apr 09; 382(15):1390-1391. PMID: 32268025.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  2. Bhasin MK, Denninger JW, Huffman JC, Joseph MG, Niles H, Chad-Friedman E, Goldman R, Buczynski-Kelley B, Mahoney BA, Fricchione GL, Dusek JA, Benson H, Zusman RM, Libermann TA. Specific Transcriptome Changes Associated with Blood Pressure Reduction in Hypertensive Patients After Relaxation Response Training. J Altern Complement Med. 2018 May; 24(5):486-504. PMID: 29616846.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  3. Foote FO, Benson H, Berger A, Berman B, DeLeo J, Deuster PA, Lary DJ, Silverman MN, Sternberg EM. Advanced Metrics for Assessing Holistic Care: The "Epidaurus 2" Project. Glob Adv Health Med. 2018; 7:2164957X18755981. PMID: 29497586.
  4. Yeung AS, Feng R, Kim DJH, Wayne PM, Yeh GY, Baer L, Lee OE, Denninger JW, Benson H, Fricchione GL, Alpert J, Fava M. A Pilot, Randomized Controlled Study of Tai Chi With Passive and Active Controls in the Treatment of Depressed Chinese Americans. J Clin Psychiatry. 2017 May; 78(5):e522-e528. PMID: 28570792.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Hoch DB, Watson AJ, Linton DA, Bello HE, Senelly M, Milik MT, Baim MA, Jethwani K, Fricchione GL, Benson H, Kvedar JC. Correction: The Feasibility and Impact of Delivering a Mind-Body Intervention in a Virtual World. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0172863. PMID: 28222137.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  6. Stahl JE, Dossett ML, LaJoie AS, Denninger JW, Mehta DH, Goldman R, Fricchione GL, Benson H. Correction: Relaxation Response and Resiliency Training and Its Effect on Healthcare Resource Utilization. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0172874. PMID: 28222185.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  7. Dusek JA, Otu HH, Wohlhueter AL, Bhasin M, Zerbini LF, Joseph MG, Benson H, Libermann TA. Correction: Genomic Counter-Stress Changes Induced by the Relaxation Response. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0172845. PMID: 28222131.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  8. Bhasin MK, Dusek JA, Chang BH, Joseph MG, Denninger JW, Fricchione GL, Benson H, Libermann TA. Correction: Relaxation Response Induces Temporal Transcriptome Changes in Energy Metabolism, Insulin Secretion and Inflammatory Pathways. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0172873. PMID: 28222196.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  9. Wang F, Eun-Kyoung Lee O, Feng F, Vitiello MV, Wang W, Benson H, Fricchione GL, Denninger JW. The effect of meditative movement on sleep quality: A systematic review. Sleep Med Rev. 2016 12; 30:43-52. PMID: 26802824.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Stahl JE, Dossett ML, LaJoie AS, Denninger JW, Mehta DH, Goldman R, Fricchione GL, Benson H. Relaxation Response and Resiliency Training and Its Effect on Healthcare Resource Utilization. PLoS One. 2015; 10(10):e0140212. PMID: 26461184.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Kuo B, Bhasin M, Jacquart J, Scult MA, Slipp L, Riklin EI, Lepoutre V, Comosa N, Norton BA, Dassatti A, Rosenblum J, Thurler AH, Surjanhata BC, Hasheminejad NN, Kagan L, Slawsby E, Rao SR, Macklin EA, Fricchione GL, Benson H, Libermann TA, Korzenik J, Denninger JW. Genomic and clinical effects associated with a relaxation response mind-body intervention in patients with irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0123861. PMID: 25927528.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  12. Gotink RA, Chu P, Busschbach JJ, Benson H, Fricchione GL, Hunink MG. Standardised mindfulness-based interventions in healthcare: an overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of RCTs. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0124344. PMID: 25881019.
    Citations: 97     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Miller KM, Chad-Friedman E, Haime V, Mehta DH, Lepoutre V, Gilburd D, Peltier-Saxe D, Lilley C, Benson H, Fricchione GL, Denninger JW, Yeung A. The effectiveness of a brief mind-body intervention for treating depression in community health center patients. Glob Adv Health Med. 2015 Mar; 4(2):30-5. PMID: 25984404.
  14. Wilson HK, Scult M, Wilcher M, Chudnofsky R, Malloy L, Drewel E, Riklin E, Saul S, Fricchione GL, Benson H, Denninger JW. Teacher-led relaxation response curriculum in an urban high school: impact on student behavioral health and classroom environment. Adv Mind Body Med. 2015; 29(2):6-14. PMID: 25831429.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Yeung A, Slipp LE, Niles H, Jacquart J, Chow CL, Fava M, Denninger JW, Benson H, Fricchione GL. Effectiveness of the relaxation response-based group intervention for treating depressed chinese american immigrants: a pilot study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Sep 05; 11(9):9186-201. PMID: 25198683.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Wang F, Lee EK, Wu T, Benson H, Fricchione G, Wang W, Yeung AS. The effects of tai chi on depression, anxiety, and psychological well-being: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Behav Med. 2014 Aug; 21(4):605-17. PMID: 24078491.
    Citations: 69     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Denninger JW, Bhasin M, Huffman J, Niles H, Creager M, Pande R, Liberman T, Fricchione G, Benson H, Zusman R. Clinical and genomic effects of a relaxation response-based mind-body intervention in stage I hypertension. J Altern Complement Med. 2014 May; 20(5):A54. PMID: 24805639.
  18. Denninger J, Jacquart J, Miller K, Radossi A, Haime V, Macklin E, Gilburd D, Oliver MN, Mehta D, Yeung A, Fricchione G, Benson H. The effectiveness of a community-based mind body group intervention for depression & anxiety: a pilot study. J Altern Complement Med. 2014 May; 20(5):A55. PMID: 24805641.
  19. Jacquart J, Miller KM, Radossi A, Haime V, Macklin E, Gilburd D, Nelson Oliver M, Mehta DH, Yeung A, Fricchione GL, Benson H, Denninger JW. The effectiveness of a community-based, mind-body group for symptoms of depression and anxiety. Adv Mind Body Med. 2014; 28(3):6-13. PMID: 25141353.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Vranceanu AM, Shaefer JR, Saadi AF, Slawsby E, Sarin J, Scult M, Benson H, Denninger JW. The Relaxation Response Resiliency Enhancement Program in the Management of Chronic Refractory Temporomandibular Joint Disorder: Results from a Pilot Study. J Musculoskelet Pain. 2013; 21(3):224-230. PMID: 26568669.
    Citations: 2     
  21. Alert MD, Rastegar S, Foret M, Slipp L, Jacquart J, Macklin E, Baim M, Fricchione G, Benson H, Denninger J, Yeung A. The effectiveness of a comprehensive mind body weight loss intervention for overweight and obese adults: a pilot study. Complement Ther Med. 2013 Aug; 21(4):286-93. PMID: 23876558.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  22. Bhasin MK, Dusek JA, Chang BH, Joseph MG, Denninger JW, Fricchione GL, Benson H, Libermann TA. Relaxation response induces temporal transcriptome changes in energy metabolism, insulin secretion and inflammatory pathways. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e62817. PMID: 23650531.
    Citations: 77     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  23. Tilt AC, Werner PD, Brown DF, Alam HB, Warshaw AL, Parry BA, Jazbar B, Booker A, Stangenberg L, Fricchione GL, Benson H, Lillemoe KD, Conrad C. Low degree of formal education and musical experience predict degree of music-induced stress reduction in relatives and friends of patients: a single-center, randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg. 2013 May; 257(5):834-8. PMID: 23574990.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Yeung A, Slipp LE, Jacquart J, Fava M, Denninger JW, Benson H, Fricchione GL. The treatment of depressed chinese americans using qigong in a health care setting: a pilot study. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013; 2013:168784. PMID: 23690836.
    Citations: 5     
  25. Park ER, Traeger L, Vranceanu AM, Scult M, Lerner JA, Benson H, Denninger J, Fricchione GL. The development of a patient-centered program based on the relaxation response: the Relaxation Response Resiliency Program (3RP). Psychosomatics. 2013 Mar-Apr; 54(2):165-74. PMID: 23352048.
    Citations: 42     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Wang F, Man JK, Lee EK, Wu T, Benson H, Fricchione GL, Wang W, Yeung A. The effects of qigong on anxiety, depression, and psychological well-being: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013; 2013:152738. PMID: 23401706.
    Citations: 21     
  27. Yeung A, Lepoutre V, Wayne P, Yeh G, Slipp LE, Fava M, Denninger JW, Benson H, Fricchione GL. Tai chi treatment for depression in Chinese Americans: a pilot study. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Oct; 91(10):863-70. PMID: 22790795.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Hoch DB, Watson AJ, Linton DA, Bello HE, Senelly M, Milik MT, Baim MA, Jethwani K, Fricchione GL, Benson H, Kvedar JC. The feasibility and impact of delivering a mind-body intervention in a virtual world. PLoS One. 2012; 7(3):e33843. PMID: 22470483.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Chang BH, Dusek JA, Benson H. Psychobiological changes from relaxation response elicitation: long-term practitioners vs. novices. Psychosomatics. 2011 Nov-Dec; 52(6):550-9. PMID: 22054625.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Vitalo AG, Gorantla S, Fricchione JG, Scichilone JM, Camacho J, Niemi SM, Denninger JW, Benson H, Yarmush ML, Levine JB. Environmental enrichment with nesting material accelerates wound healing in isolation-reared rats. Behav Brain Res. 2012 Jan 15; 226(2):606-12. PMID: 22008380.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  31. Rosenblatt LE, Gorantla S, Torres JA, Yarmush RS, Rao S, Park ER, Denninger JW, Benson H, Fricchione GL, Bernstein B, Levine JB. Relaxation response-based yoga improves functioning in young children with autism: a pilot study. J Altern Complement Med. 2011 Nov; 17(11):1029-35. PMID: 21992466.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Beard C, Stason WB, Wang Q, Manola J, Dean-Clower E, Dusek JA, Decristofaro S, Webster A, Doherty-Gilman AM, Rosenthal DS, Benson H. Effects of complementary therapies on clinical outcomes in patients being treated with radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Cancer. 2011 Jan 01; 117(1):96-102. PMID: 20803609.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Chang BH, Casey A, Dusek JA, Benson H. Relaxation response and spirituality: Pathways to improve psychological outcomes in cardiac rehabilitation. J Psychosom Res. 2010 Aug; 69(2):93-100. PMID: 20624507.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Samuelson M, Foret M, Baim M, Lerner J, Fricchione G, Benson H, Dusek J, Yeung A. Exploring the effectiveness of a comprehensive mind-body intervention for medical symptom relief. J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Feb; 16(2):187-92. PMID: 20180692.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  35. Casey A, Chang BH, Huddleston J, Virani N, Benson H, Dusek JA. A model for integrating a mind/body approach to cardiac rehabilitation: outcomes and correlators. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2009 Jul-Aug; 29(4):230-8; quiz 239-40. PMID: 19451830.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Evans KC, Dougherty DD, Schmid AM, Scannell E, McCallister A, Benson H, Dusek JA, Lazar SW. Modulation of spontaneous breathing via limbic/paralimbic-bulbar circuitry: an event-related fMRI study. Neuroimage. 2009 Sep; 47(3):961-71. PMID: 19450692.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Vitalo A, Fricchione J, Casali M, Berdichevsky Y, Hoge EA, Rauch SL, Berthiaume F, Yarmush ML, Benson H, Fricchione GL, Levine JB. Nest making and oxytocin comparably promote wound healing in isolation reared rats. PLoS One. 2009; 4(5):e5523. PMID: 19436750.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  38. Dusek JA, Benson H. Mind-body medicine: a model of the comparative clinical impact of the acute stress and relaxation responses. Minn Med. 2009 May; 92(5):47-50. PMID: 19552264.
    Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  39. Nelson A, Hartl W, Jauch KW, Fricchione GL, Benson H, Warshaw AL, Conrad C. The impact of music on hypermetabolism in critical illness. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2008 Nov; 11(6):790-4. PMID: 18827585.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Dusek JA, Otu HH, Wohlhueter AL, Bhasin M, Zerbini LF, Joseph MG, Benson H, Libermann TA. Genomic counter-stress changes induced by the relaxation response. PLoS One. 2008 Jul 02; 3(7):e2576. PMID: 18596974.
    Citations: 86     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  41. Dusek JA, Hibberd PL, Buczynski B, Chang BH, Dusek KC, Johnston JM, Wohlhueter AL, Benson H, Zusman RM. Stress management versus lifestyle modification on systolic hypertension and medication elimination: a randomized trial. J Altern Complement Med. 2008 Mar; 14(2):129-38. PMID: 18315510.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Galvin JA, Benson H, Deckro GR, Fricchione GL, Dusek JA. The relaxation response: reducing stress and improving cognition in healthy aging adults. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2006 Aug; 12(3):186-91. PMID: 16835029.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Benson H, Dusek JA, Sherwood JB, Lam P, Bethea CF, Carpenter W, Levitsky S, Hill PC, Clem DW, Jain MK, Drumel D, Kopecky SL, Mueller PS, Marek D, Rollins S, Hibberd PL. Study of the Therapeutic Effects of Intercessory Prayer (STEP) in cardiac bypass patients: a multicenter randomized trial of uncertainty and certainty of receiving intercessory prayer. Am Heart J. 2006 Apr; 151(4):934-42. PMID: 16569567.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. Dusek JA, Chang BH, Zaki J, Lazar S, Deykin A, Stefano GB, Wohlhueter AL, Hibberd PL, Benson H. Association between oxygen consumption and nitric oxide production during the relaxation response. Med Sci Monit. 2006 Jan; 12(1):CR1-10. PMID: 16369463.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  45. Lazar SW, Kerr CE, Wasserman RH, Gray JR, Greve DN, Treadway MT, McGarvey M, Quinn BT, Dusek JA, Benson H, Rauch SL, Moore CI, Fischl B. Meditation experience is associated with increased cortical thickness. Neuroreport. 2005 Nov 28; 16(17):1893-7. PMID: 16272874.
    Citations: 294     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Ferrari N, Kagan L, Kessel B, Benson H. Easing the transition. Newsweek. 2004 Sep 27; 144(13):74. PMID: 18441645.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Peng CK, Henry IC, Mietus JE, Hausdorff JM, Khalsa G, Benson H, Goldberger AL. Heart rate dynamics during three forms of meditation. Int J Cardiol. 2004 May; 95(1):19-27. PMID: 15159033.
    Citations: 54     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. Stefano GB, Esch T, Cadet P, Zhu W, Mantione K, Benson H. Endocannabinoids as autoregulatory signaling molecules: coupling to nitric oxide and a possible association with the relaxation response. Med Sci Monit. 2003 Apr; 9(4):RA63-75. PMID: 12709683.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  49. Esch T, Stefano GB, Fricchione GL, Benson H. The role of stress in neurodegenerative diseases and mental disorders. Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2002 Jun; 23(3):199-208. PMID: 12080279.
    Citations: 56     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  50. Esch T, Stefano GB, Fricchione GL, Benson H. Stress-related diseases -- a potential role for nitric oxide. Med Sci Monit. 2002 Jun; 8(6):RA103-18. PMID: 12070451.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  51. Deckro GR, Ballinger KM, Hoyt M, Wilcher M, Dusek J, Myers P, Greenberg B, Rosenthal DS, Benson H. The evaluation of a mind/body intervention to reduce psychological distress and perceived stress in college students. J Am Coll Health. 2002 May; 50(6):281-7. PMID: 12701653.
    Citations: 40     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  52. Esch T, Stefano GB, Fricchione GL, Benson H. Stress in cardiovascular diseases. Med Sci Monit. 2002 May; 8(5):RA93-RA101. PMID: 12011786.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  53. Dusek JA, Sherwood JB, Friedman R, Myers P, Bethea CF, Levitsky S, Hill PC, Jain MK, Kopecky SL, Mueller PS, Lam P, Benson H, Hibberd PL. Study of the Therapeutic Effects of Intercessory Prayer (STEP): study design and research methods. Am Heart J. 2002 Apr; 143(4):577-84. PMID: 11923793.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  54. Stefano GB, Fricchione GL, Slingsby BT, Benson H. The placebo effect and relaxation response: neural processes and their coupling to constitutive nitric oxide. Brain Res Brain Res Rev. 2001 Mar; 35(1):1-19. PMID: 11245883.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  55. Stefano GB, Murga J, Benson H, Zhu W, Bilfinger TV, Magazine HI. Nitric oxide inhibits norepinephrine stimulated contraction of human internal thoracic artery and rat aorta. Pharmacol Res. 2001 Feb; 43(2):199-203. PMID: 11243723.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  56. Nakao M, Myers P, Fricchione G, Zuttermeister PC, Barsky AJ, Benson H. Somatization and symptom reduction through a behavioral medicine intervention in a mind/body medicine clinic. Behav Med. 2001; 26(4):169-76. PMID: 11409219.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  57. Nakao M, Fricchione G, Zuttermeister PC, Myers P, Barsky AJ, Benson H. Effects of gender and marital status on somatic symptoms of patients attending a mind/body medicine clinic. Behav Med. 2001; 26(4):159-68. PMID: 11409218.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  58. Nakao M, Fricchione G, Myers P, Zuttermeister PC, Barsky AJ, Benson H. Depression and education as predicting factors for completion of a behavioral medicine intervention in a mind/body medicine clinic. Behav Med. 2001; 26(4):177-84. PMID: 11409220.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  59. Nakao M, Fricchione G, Myers P, Zuttermeister PC, Baim M, Mandle CL, Medich C, Wells-Federman CL, Martin Arcari P, Ennis M, Barsky AJ, Benson H. Anxiety is a good indicator for somatic symptom reduction through behavioral medicine intervention in a mind/body medicine clinic. Psychother Psychosom. 2001 Jan-Feb; 70(1):50-7. PMID: 11150939.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  60. Tasiemski A, Salzet M, Benson H, Fricchione GL, Bilfinger TV, Goumon Y, Metz-Boutigue MH, Aunis D, Stefano GB. The presence of antibacterial and opioid peptides in human plasma during coronary artery bypass surgery. J Neuroimmunol. 2000 Sep 22; 109(2):228-35. PMID: 10996225.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  61. Lazar SW, Bush G, Gollub RL, Fricchione GL, Khalsa G, Benson H. Functional brain mapping of the relaxation response and meditation. Neuroreport. 2000 May 15; 11(7):1581-5. PMID: 10841380.
    Citations: 117     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  62. Benson H, Dusek JA. Self-reported health, and illness and the use of conventional and unconventional medicine and mind/body healing by Christian Scientists and others. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1999 Sep; 187(9):539-48. PMID: 10496509.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  63. Peng CK, Mietus JE, Liu Y, Khalsa G, Douglas PS, Benson H, Goldberger AL. Exaggerated heart rate oscillations during two meditation techniques. Int J Cardiol. 1999 Jul 31; 70(2):101-7. PMID: 10454297.
    Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  64. Koenig HG, Idler E, Kasl S, Hays JC, George LK, Musick M, Larson DB, Collins TR, Benson H. Religion, spirituality, and medicine: a rebuttal to skeptics. Int J Psychiatry Med. 1999; 29(2):123-31. PMID: 10587810.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  65. Benson H. The nocebo effect: history and physiology. Prev Med. 1997 Sep-Oct; 26(5 Pt 1):612-5. PMID: 9327467.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  66. MacFarlane BV, Wright A, O'Callaghan J, Benson HA. Chronic neuropathic pain and its control by drugs. Pharmacol Ther. 1997; 75(1):1-19. PMID: 9364578.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  67. Jacobs GD, Benson H, Friedman R. Topographic EEG mapping of the relaxation response. Biofeedback Self Regul. 1996 Jun; 21(2):121-9. PMID: 8805962.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  68. Benson H. Commentary: self-care, the three-legged stool, and remembered wellness. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 1996 Apr; 10(3):1-3. PMID: 8820316.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  69. Jacobs GD, Benson H, Friedman R. Perceived benefits in a behavioral-medicine insomnia program: a clinical report. Am J Med. 1996 Feb; 100(2):212-6. PMID: 8629657.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  70. Benson H, Friedman R. Harnessing the power of the placebo effect and renaming it "remembered wellness". Annu Rev Med. 1996; 47:193-9. PMID: 8712773.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  71. Mittleman MA, Maclure M, Sherwood JB, Mulry RP, Tofler GH, Jacobs SC, Friedman R, Benson H, Muller JE. Triggering of acute myocardial infarction onset by episodes of anger. Determinants of Myocardial Infarction Onset Study Investigators. Circulation. 1995 Oct 01; 92(7):1720-5. PMID: 7671353.
    Citations: 115     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  72. Jacobs SC, Friedman R, Parker JD, Tofler GH, Jimenez AH, Muller JE, Benson H, Stone PH. Use of skin conductance changes during mental stress testing as an index of autonomic arousal in cardiovascular research. Am Heart J. 1994 Dec; 128(6 Pt 1):1170-7. PMID: 7985598.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  73. Jacobs GD, Rosenberg PA, Friedman R, Matheson J, Peavy GM, Domar AD, Benson H. Multifactor behavioral treatment of chronic sleep-onset insomnia using stimulus control and the relaxation response. A preliminary study. Behav Modif. 1993 Oct; 17(4):498-509. PMID: 8216184.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  74. Domar AD, Zuttermeister PC, Seibel M, Benson H. Psychological improvement in infertile women after behavioral treatment: a replication. Fertil Steril. 1992 Jul; 58(1):144-7. PMID: 1623995.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  75. Myers SS, Benson H. Psychological factors in healing: a new perspective on an old debate. Behav Med. 1992; 18(1):5-11. PMID: 1591445.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  76. Caudill M, Schnable R, Zuttermeister P, Benson H, Friedman R. Decreased clinic utilization by chronic pain patients after behavioral medicine intervention. Pain. 1991 Jun; 45(3):334-335. PMID: 1876444.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  77. Kass JD, Friedman R, Leserman J, Caudill M, Zuttermeister PC, Benson H. An Inventory of Positive Psychological Attitudes with potential relevance to health outcomes: validation and preliminary testing. Behav Med. 1991; 17(3):121-9. PMID: 1932845.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  78. Goodale IL, Domar AD, Benson H. Alleviation of premenstrual syndrome symptoms with the relaxation response. Obstet Gynecol. 1990 Apr; 75(4):649-55. PMID: 2179779.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  79. Mandle CL, Domar AD, Harrington DP, Leserman J, Bozadjian EM, Friedman R, Benson H. Relaxation response in femoral angiography. Radiology. 1990 Mar; 174(3 Pt 1):737-9. PMID: 2406782.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  80. Domar AD, Seibel MM, Benson H. The mind/body program for infertility: a new behavioral treatment approach for women with infertility. Fertil Steril. 1990 Feb; 53(2):246-9. PMID: 2078200.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  81. Hellman CJ, Budd M, Borysenko J, McClelland DC, Benson H. A study of the effectiveness of two group behavioral medicine interventions for patients with psychosomatic complaints. Behav Med. 1990; 16(4):165-73. PMID: 2271802.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  82. Benson H, Malhotra MS, Goldman RF, Jacobs GD, Hopkins PJ. Three case reports of the metabolic and electroencephalographic changes during advanced Buddhist meditation techniques. Behav Med. 1990; 16(2):90-5. PMID: 2194593.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  83. Benson H. Hypnosis and the relaxation response. Gastroenterology. 1989 Jun; 96(6):1609-11. PMID: 2653945.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  84. Leserman J, Stuart EM, Mamish ME, Benson H. The efficacy of the relaxation response in preparing for cardiac surgery. Behav Med. 1989; 15(3):111-7. PMID: 2676027.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  85. Shannon DC, Carley DW, Benson H. Aging of modulation of heart rate. Am J Physiol. 1987 Oct; 253(4 Pt 2):H874-7. PMID: 3661736.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  86. Fentress DW, Masek BJ, Mehegan JE, Benson H. Biofeedback and relaxation-response training in the treatment of pediatric migraine. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1986 Apr; 28(2):139-46. PMID: 3519327.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  87. Crary B, Hauser SL, Borysenko M, Kutz I, Hoban C, Ault KA, Weiner HL, Benson H. Epinephrine-induced changes in the distribution of lymphocyte subsets in peripheral blood of humans. J Immunol. 1983 Sep; 131(3):1178-81. PMID: 6224849.
    Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  88. Benson H, Dryer T, Hartley LH. Decreased VO2 consumption during exercise with elicitation of the relaxation response. J Human Stress. 1978 Jun; 4(2):38-42. PMID: 351050.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  89. Benson H, Rosner BA, Marzetta BR, Klemchuk HP. Decreased blood pressure in borderline hypertensive subjects who practiced meditation. J Chronic Dis. 1974 Mar; 27(3):163-9. PMID: 4830843.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  90. Benson H, Rosner BA, Marzetta BR, Klemchuk HM. Decreased blood-pressure in pharmacologically treated hypertensive patients who regularly elicited the relaxation response. Lancet. 1974 Feb 23; 1(7852):289-91. PMID: 4130474.
    Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  91. Benson H, Beary JF, Carol MP. The Relaxation Response †. Psychiatry. 1974 Feb; 37(1):37-46. PMID: 27764631.
  92. Kumar R, Wallace WA, Ramirez A, Benson H, Abelmann WH. Hemodynamic effects of pneumonia. II. Expansion of plasma volume. J Clin Invest. 1970 Apr; 49(4):799-805. PMID: 5443180.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  93. Benson H, Akbarian M, Adler LN, Abelmann WH. Hemodynamic effects of pneumonia. I. Normal and hypodynamic responses. J Clin Invest. 1970 Apr; 49(4):791-8. PMID: 5443179.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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