Individuals in emotional distress are often treated with psychotherapeutic agents, but other treatment options exist. One safe and effective adjunct for the prevention and treatment of emotional distress is aromatherapy. This article describes the physiological effects of scent, reviews the research on aromatherapy, presents practical information on the use of clinical aromatherapy for emotional distress, and suggests resources for additional training and education.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services|
|State||Published - Oct 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Phychiatric Mental Health