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Has Therapeutic Touch Lost Its Way in Medicine? Or Is It Lawsuits?

The importance of physical touch has been established by research and in medical settings, yet there is a hesitancy to use it in many healthcare facilities.

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Touch has become a subject of lawsuits and medical interventions. The MeToo movement pulled touch into an unexpected, negative spotlight in our culture. In this instance, it resulted in women’s…




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Dr. Patricia Farrell

Dr. Patricia Farrell

Dr. Farrell is a psychologist, consultant, author, interested in writing, and health. Website:

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