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  Over the last decade numerous studies have been published regarding the effectiveness of Therapeutic Touch, a form of Laying on of Hands developed in the early 1970s by Dolores Krieger, Ph.D., RN, a professor at New York University School of Nursing, and Dora Kunz, a well known  healer.     In the beginning, Krieger […]


A study conducted at the University of Miami’s Touch Research Institute involving 17  aggressive adolescents were randomly assigned to a massage therapy group or a relaxation therapy group to receive 20-minute therapy sessions, twice a week for five weeks.  The massaged adolescents had lower anxiety after the first and last sessions. By the end of […]