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Mind-Body Medicine - Also known as psychoneuroimmunology (or PNI), mind-body medicine explores the relationship between the mind and the body, and how psychological and emotional wellness may influence physical wellness (and vice versa). Mind-body medicine encompasses a range of different therapies, including the following: relaxation and guided imagery training, stress management techniques, laughter therapy, energy therapies, psychological counseling, and more. When used alongside conventional cancer treatments, some proponents of mind-body medicine believe it can help improve mood, attitudes, self-image, and outlook.
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