Hello RTWO Subscribers!

Check out the new literature that was added to RTWO today:

Diaz-Rodriguez, M., Alcantara-Rubio, L., Aguilar-Garcia, D., Perez-Munoz, C., Carretero-Bravo, J., & Puertas-Cristobal, E. (2021). The effect of play on pain and anxiety in children in the field of nursing: A systematic review. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 61, 15-22.

Halemani, K., Issac, A., Mishra, P., Dhiraaj, S., Mandelia, A., and Mathias, E. (2022). Effectiveness of preoperative therapeutic play on anxiety among children undergoing invasive procedure: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology, 13(4), 858-867.

Johannsen, M., Nissen, E., Lundorff, M., & O’Toole (2022). Mediators of acceptance and mindfulness-based therapies for anxiety and depression: A systematic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 94, 102156.

Mathias, E., Pai, M., Guddattu, V., & Bramhagen, A. (2022). Non-pharmacological interventions to reduce anxiety among children children undergoing surgery: A systematic review. Journal of Child Health Care, 27(3).

Motlagh, E., Bakhshi, M., Davoudi, N., Ghasemi, A., & Moonaghi, H. (2023). The physical and psychological outcomes of art therapy in pediatric palliative care: A systematic review. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 28(13).

Sinha, M., Barman, A., Goyal, M., & Patra, S. (2021). Progressive muscle relaxation and guided imagery in breast cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Indian Journal of Palliative Care, 27(2), 336-344.

Tonis, K., Kraiss, J., Linssen, G., & Bohlmeijer, E. (2023). The effects of positive psychology interventions on well-being and distress in patients with cardiovascular diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 170, 111328.

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Heather R. Porter, PhD, CTRS, FDRT

Temple University, Recreational Therapy Program

Creator & Director, RTWO