CONVEGNO INTERNAZIONALE

Qigong e scienza della salute

corpo - mente - spirito: Oriente e Occidente si incontrano

Kevin W Chen

 

Posizione professionale

 

  • 2006--: Professore Associato , Center for Integrative Medicine and Department of Psychiatry, Scuola di Medicina dell’ Università del Maryland (USA)

  • 2004-06: Professore Associato di Psichiatria, UMDNJ - RW Johnson Medical School

  • 2002-04: Professore Aggiunto di Psichiatria, UMDNJ - RW Johnson Medical School

  • 1998-2002: Professore Aggiunto di Psichiatria, Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School. Ha lavorato anche come esparto di bio-statistica per vari progetti di ricerca universitari.

  • 1996-98: Professore Aggiunto di Clinica della Salute Pubblica, Divisione di Scienze Medico-sociali e Departimento di Psichiatria, Columbia University.

 

Progetti di ricerca in corso

 

R21DA025149-01A1
4/1/09 - 3/31/11
NIH/NIDA
"Treatment of Cocaine Addiction with Integrative Meditation"
This stage-Ib behavior therapy development study will add Integrative Meditation to the outpatient treatment of cocaine addiction through a randomized control study of N=66 with supportive counseling as control.
Role: Principal Investigator

NARSAD Independent Investigator Award
9/15/09 - 9/15/11
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
"Integrative Meditation for the treatment of co-occurring anxiety disorders among heroin dependent patients:-- a randomized controlled study to establish feasibility and efficacy."
Role: Principal Investigator

R21AT01352-01A2
09/15/04 - 08/31/07
NIH/NCCAM
"Qigong Therapy for Osteoarthritis at Knees"
This dual-blinded randomized trial with placebo control will recruit 100 subjects of osteoarthritis (OA) at the knees to investigate the clinical effectiveness of external Qi therapy (EQT) for pain relief and symptom improvement in patients with OA at the knees.
Role: Principal Investigator

R21 AT01350-01A2
06/01/05 - 05/31/10
NIH/NCCAM
"Qigong Therapy for Treating Cocaine Addiction"
This randomized trial with placebo control will recruit 98 subjects of cocaine addicts to investigate the clinical effectiveness of external Qi therapy (EQT) for reducing cue-elicited craving and improving recovery of cocaine addiction.
Role: Co-Principal Investigator

 

Pubblicazioni

 

  • Chen, K. and Kandel, D. 1995. "The natural history of drug use in a general population sample from adolescence to the mid-thirties." American Journal of Public Health 85(1):41-47.

  • Firebaugh, G. and Chen, K. 1995. "Vote turnout of Nineteenth Amendment women: The enduring effect of disenfranchisement." American Journal of Sociology, 100(4):972-996.

  • Chen, K. Scheier, L. & Kandel, D. 1996. "Chronic cocaine and physical health problem: A longitudinal study of the general population." Drug and Alcohol Dependence 43:23-37.

  • Chen, K., 1996. How Sampling Works by Maisel and Persell, Journal of Official Statistics. 12:317-319.

  • Kandel, D.B., Chen, K., Warner, L., Kessler, R. & Grant, B. 1997. "Prevalence and demographic correlates of symptoms of dependence on cigarettes, alcohol, marijuana and cocaine in the U.S. population." Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 44:11-29.

  • Chen K., Kandel DB & Davies M. 1997. "Relationships between frequency/quantity of marijuana use and last year dependence among adolescents and adults in the U.S." Drug & Alcohol Dependence. 46: 53-67.

  • Chen K. and Kandel, D.B. 1998. "Predictors of cessation of marijuana use: An event history analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 50:109-121.

  • Chen K. & Cheng, X. 1999. "A negative life event with positive consequences?"  American Sociological Review. Vol. 64: 37-40.

  • Kandel DB and Chen K. 2000. "Types of marijuana users by longitudinal course: A cluster analysis" Journal of Studies on Alcohol 61(3):367-378.

  • Chen K. 2000. "Etiology of adolescent substance use and abuse." Chinese Journal of Drug Dependence. 9(2):54-57.

  • Kandel DB and Chen, K. 2000. "Extent of smoking and nicotine dependence in the United States: 1991-1993" Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2(3): 263-274.

  • Li M, Chen K, & Mo Z, 2002, "Detoxification with Qigong therapy for heroin addicts." Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine. 8(1):50-59.

  • Chen K. and Kandel DB. 2002. "Relationship between extent of cocaine use and dependence among adolescents and adults in the United States." Alcohol and Drug Dependence. 68: 65-85.

  • He B & Chen K, 2002. "Integrative Tumor Board for Advanced Breast Cancer: Qigong Analysis" Integrative Cancer Care, 1(2):200-202.

  • Chen K, & Yeung R, 2002. "A review of qigong therapy for cancer treatment." Journal of International Society of Life Information Science. 20 (2): 532-542

  • Lin Z & Chen K, 2002. "Exploratory studies of external qi in China." Journal of International Society of Life Information Science. 20 (2): 457-461.

  • Chen K., Shiflett S, Ponzio N, He B, Elliott D, Keller SE, 2002. "A preliminary study of the effect of external qigong on lymphoma in mice." Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 8(5): 615-621.

  • Chen K. & Marbach JJ, 2002. "External qigong therapy for chronic orofacial pain." Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 8(5): 532-534.

  • Chen K, & Yeung R, 2002. "Exploratory studies of qigong therapy for cancer in China." Integrative Cancer Therapies. 1(4): 345-370.

  • Mo X, Chen K, Li M & Ou W, 2003. "Benefits of external qi therapy on morphine abstinent mice and rats." The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 9(6): 827-835.

  • Chen K, He BH, Rihacek G & Sigal LH. 2003. "A pilot study of external qigong therapy for arthritis pain." Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 9(5): 332-335.

  • Chen K, Sheth AJ, Elliott DK & Yeager A. 2004. Prevalence & correlates of past-year substance use, abuse and dependence in a suburban community sample of high school students. Addictive Behaviors 29(2): 413-423

  • Chen K, & Turner FD, 2004. â?oA case study of simultaneous recovery from multiple physical symptoms with medical qigong therapy.â? The Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine. 10(1): 159-162.

  • Chen K, 2004. "An analytic review of studies on measuring effects of external qi in China."  Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 10(4): 38-50.

  • Chen K, & Liu TJ, 2004. "Effects of qigong therapy on arthritis: A review and report of a pilot trial." Medical Paradigm. 1(1): 36-48.

  • Chen K, Killeya-Jones LA, 2004. "Epidemiology of co-occurring substance abuse and psychiatric disorders among adolescents in the United States." Chinese Journal of Drug Dependence. 13(4): 245-249.

  • Chen K, Sidorov L, Dossey L, 2005. "Effects of intent and mental state on the biological subjects: A review and its implications to medical research." Medical Paradigm. 1(2),

  • Chen K, Killeya-Jones LA, Vega WA, 2005. "Prevalence and co-occurrence of psychiatric symptom clusters among U.S. adolescents using DISC predictive scale." Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health. 1:22. (Accessible through:  http://www.cpementalhealth.com/content/1/1/22)

  • Chen K & Killeya-Jones LA, 2006. "Understanding differences in marijuana use between urban Black and suburban White students in two community samples in the U.S." Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 5(2): 51-73.

  • Chen K, Hassett, AL, Hou F, Staller J, Litchbroun AS. 2006. "A pilot study of external qigong therapy for patients with fibromyalgia." The Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine. 12(9): 851-856.

  • Kim SS, Ziedonis D, Chen K,  2007. "Tobacco use and dependence in Asian Americans: A review of the literature." Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 9(2): 169-184.

  • Steinberg ML, Krejci JA, Collett K, Brandon TH, Ziedonis DM and Chen K, 2007. Relationship between self-reported task persistence and history of quitting smoking, plans for quitting smoking, and current smoking status in adolescents. Addictive Behaviors (In Press).

  • Kim SS, Ziedonis D, Chen K, 2007. "Tobacco use and dependence in Asian Americans Adolescents: A review of the literature." Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 6(3) (in press)

  • Vega WA, Chen KW, William J. 2007. "Smoking, drugs and other behavioral health problems among multiethnic adolescents in the NHSDA." Addictive Behaviors (in press)

  • Lee MS, Chen KW,  Sancier K, Ernst E. 2007. "Qigong for cancer treatment: A systematic review of controlled trails." ACTA Oncologica 2007;46(6):717-22

  • Vega WA, Chen KW, William J. 2007. "Smoking, drugs, and other behavioral health problems among multiethnic adolescents in the NHSDA." Addictive Behaviors. 2007 Sep;32(9):1949-56

  • Chen KW, Perlman A, Liao J, Lam A, Staller J, Sigal L. 2008. "Effects of external qigong therapy on osteoarthritis of the knee: A randomized controlled trial" Clinical Rheumatology; 27(12):1497-505

  • Chen KW, 2008. "Inhibitory effects of bio-energy therapies on cancer growthâ?"An overview of recent laboratory studies in the U.S. and its implications in cancer treatment." World Sciences and Technologies - Modernization of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Materia Medica; 10(4):144-152

  • Shao LX, Zhang JP, Chen L, Zhang XF, Chen KW, 2009. Effects of external qi or qigong with opposing intentions on proliferation of E-coli. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 15(5): 567-571

  • Chen KW, Liu TJ. Zhang HB, Ling ZP. 2009. An analytical review of the Chinese literature on Qigong therapy for diabetes mellitus. American Journal of Chinese Medicine. 37(3): 439-457