What is Emotional Freedom Technique EFT?

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EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) is a form of psychological acupressure that uses a simple, gentle tapping technique instead of needles to stimulate the traditional Chinese acupuncture points combined with verbalization of the identified problem.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Anxious mood 5 2
Borderline personality disorder 3 2
Depressed mood 3 1
Bipolar disorder 2 0
Lack of motivation 2 0
Acne breakout 1 0

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  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Emotional Freedom Technique EFT

Side effect Patients
Apathy 1
Embarrassment 1
Joint pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Emotional Freedom Technique EFT

Dosage Patients
as needed 1
daily 1
twice daily 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Emotional Freedom Technique EFT.