In this clip (Pt. 3 of 8), Dr. Harrington addresses Claim 2, "Meditation reduces stress and enhances health."
This clip is part of a lecture by Anne Harrington, PhD, professor for the history of medicine, Harvard University, on "Is Spirituality Good for Your Health? Historical Reflections on an Emerging Research Enterprise." In it, she addresses 4 major claims made about the spirituality-health connection. This lecture, given at NIH in 2005, is part of NCCAM's Online Continuing Education Series. Free CME/CEU credit is available to health professionals (see http://nccam.nih.gov/training/videole...).