ERIC Number: EJ947144
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
Reducing State Communication Anxiety for Public Speakers: An Energy Psychology Pilot Study
Fitch, John, III; Schmuldt, Laura; Rudick, Karen L.
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, v6 n3 p178-192 2011
This mixed-method pilot study investigates the efficacy of implementing primordial energy activation and transcendence to address public speaking anxiety. Speech anxiety was significantly reduced from pretest to posttest, as measured by the Communication Anxiety Inventory State. Suggestions for future research, limitations of the current study, and interview responses from participants are included.
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Anxiety, Program Effectiveness, Intervention, Pretests Posttests, Interpersonal Communication, Counseling Techniques, Energy, Psychology, Physiology, College Students, Outcomes of Treatment, Psychological Patterns
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