The research published here is conducted with the aim of determining the impact of learning the AEQ method on chronic and medically unexplained conditions of participants in the online programs of the AEQ method and AEQ breathing. With this, we want to add an objective view and analysis of changes made possible by learning about sensations, feelings, emotions, rules and principles that are important and necessary for the proper functioning of a person and reducing the effects of sensory-motor amnesia and sensory-motor alienation.
This paper examines the differences within the dimension of chronic pains (Patient Heatlh Questionnaire PHQ 15) before and after participation in an AEQ programme. It also looks at the relationship between this dimension and the dimensions of the Systemic Therapy Inventory of Change (see below).
The study was carried out on programmes conducted by Aleš Ernst, founder and Level 5 teacher of the AEQ method; the results can therefore not be extrapolated to include AEQ programmes led by teachers of lower levels, or to address the effectiveness of somatics, clinical somatics or the Feldenkreis method.