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Therapeutic Touch


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Krieger, D. (1993). Accepting your power to heal: the personal practice of therapeutic touch. Santa Fe, NM: Bear & Co.

Macrae, J. (1987). Therapeutic Touch: A practical guide. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Mulloney, S.S., & Wells-Federman, C. (1996). Therapeutic touch: A healing modality. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 10(3), 27-49.

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Quinn, J.F., (1982). An investigation of the effects of therapeutic touch done without physical contact on state anxiety of hospitalized cardiovascular patients. Dissertation Abstracts International, 43, 1797-B. (University Microfilms No. DA 82-26

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