Touch Therapy E-Book

1st Edition

Authors: Tiffany Field
Paperback ISBN: 9780443057915
eBook ISBN: 9780702037061
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 30th November 1999
Page Count: 272

Description

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.

Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702037061
Paperback ISBN:
9780443057915

About the Author

Tiffany Field

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Director, Touch Research Institute, University of Miami, School of Medicine and Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL, USA