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Touch Therapy
Field, Tiffany
Churchill Livingstone / Softcover / 2000-12-01 / 0443057915
Bioenergetics / Bodywork / Play, Play Therapy
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272 pages
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This book examines the research base of touch in massage therapy while linking the implications of these results to massage practice. It was written by the director of the world-renowned Touch Research Institute. Each chapter gives a clear and authoritative review of what is known about the effects of touch in a variety of clinical conditions. It specifically addresses the areas of stress reduction, pain reduction, growth and development, immune functions, and auto-immune disorders. --- from the publisher

Contents:

Introduction. Enhancing growth. Pain reduction during painful procedures and chronic pain syndromes. Enhancing attentiveness. Alleviating depression and anxiety. Auto-immune disorders. Immune disorders. Summary. Further reading. Appendices.

About the Author:

Tiffany Field, Director, Touch Research Institute, University of Miami, School of Medicine and Nova Southeastern University, FL

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