Investigating the Mechanisms Behind the Healing Power of Therapeutic Touch

Patients have reported that the practice of therapeutic touch helps with their pain, stress, anxiety and sleeping trouble during hospital stays. Massachusetts General Hospital nurse researcher Amanda Coakley, RN, PhD, is now investigating how the practice functions on a biological level.


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