A Greek study entitled "Effect of the Emotional Freedom Technique on Perceived Stress, Quality of Life, and Cortisol Salivary Levels in Tension-Type Headache Sufferers: A Randomized Controlled Trial" has just been published in Explore, the Journal of Science and Healing,9(2), pp. 91-99.
The researchers reported that, "Within the treatment arm, perceived stress, scores for all Short-Form questionnaire-36 subscales, and the frequency and intensity of the headache episodes were all significantly reduced.... EFT was reported to benefit patients with TTH (Tension Type Headaches). This randomized controlled trial shows promising results for not only the frequency and severity of headaches but also other lifestyle parameters.
Dr. Elizabeth Boath and colleagues at Staffordshire University in the UK
Boath, E. Stewart, A & Carryer, A (submitted) Is Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) as effective with Complementary therapy students as Sport Science students? Submitted to Energy Psychology.
Stewart A, Boath E, Carryer A, Walton I & Hill L (in press) Can Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) be effective in the treatment of emotional conditions? Results of a Service Evaluation in Sandwell. Psychological Therapies in Primary care.
Boath, E., Stewart, T & Carryer A. (2012) A narrative systematic review of the effectiveness of Emotional Freedoms Technique (EFT). Staffordshire University, CPSI Monograph. http://www.staffs.ac.uk/research/cpsi/areas/index.jsp
Boath, E. Stewart, A & Carryer, A (2012) Tapping for PEAS: Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT ) in reducing Presentation Expression Anxiety Syndrome (PEAS) in University students. Innovative Practice in Higher Education, 1(2), 1-12. http://www.staffs.ac.uk/ipihe
Boath, E. Stewart, A & Carryer, A (2013) Tapping for success: Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for enhancing academic performance in University students. Innovative Practice in Higher Education, Vol1 I(3). http://journals.staffs.ac.uk/index.php/ipihe/article/view/33