Touch Therapy

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Churchill Livingstone, 2000 - Medical - 255 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.

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Tiffany Field is Director of the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine.

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