Olfactory remediation: current evidence and possible applications
Martin, G. Neil (1996) Olfactory remediation: current evidence and possible applications. Social Science and Medicine, 43 (1). pp. 63-70. ISSN 0277-9536
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0277-9536(95)00334-7
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A number of recent psychological investigations has suggested a significant role for olfactory stimulation in the alteration of cognition, mood and social behaviour. These orthodox investigations have a common, if uneasy, relationship with the holistic practice of so-called aromatherapy. This paper reviews the therapeutic effects of odour on health-related behaviour. It distinguishes two types of research activity, one which is quantitative and science- and medicine-based, the other which is qualitative and anecdote-and experience-based. Both of these endeavours are critically assessed and suggestions are made for improvement in methodology and experimental design.
|Research Areas:||A. > School of Health and Education|
|Citations on ISI Web of Science:||14|
|Deposited On:||29 Dec 2009 06:26|
|Last Modified:||04 Mar 2015 14:39|
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