This book examines the research base of touch or massage therapy, and describes the practical application of these results in practice. Written by the Director of the world-renowned Touch Research Institutes in the USA, each chapter gives a clear and authoritative review of what is reliably known about the effects of touch in a variety of clinical conditions.
Provides a thorough yet concise review of recent research related to the importance of touch.
Offers practical guidance to healthcare professionals whose work involves physical contact with patients.
• Becomes a new book as new studies will be incorporated. • Research techniques, not previously included.
By Tiffany Field, PhD, Professor and Director, Touch Research Institute, University of Miami, School of Medicine and Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL, USA
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