When was the last time you gave someone a hug? Or had one yourself?
Think back to that time. What did it feel like? I don’t mean just the physical feel of it. 584 more words
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.