Auricular acupuncture is an effective intervention for the relief of stress/anxiety amongst healthcare workers and supports their capacity for caring, suggests an American study. The participants showed a significant reduction in state anxiety, trait anxiety, burnout and secondary traumatic stress scores. (Auricular acupuncture to relieve health care workers' stress and anxiety: impact on caring. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2014 May-Jun;33(3):151-9).
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