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Research Bibliographies

Annotated Bibliographies of Published Therapeutic Touch® Research

The TTNO has published two excellent resources to help you in your search for published Therapeutic Touch research. Consider adding these valuable resources to your library today!  The Annotated Bibliography Published Therapeutic Touch™ Research 1975 to July 2004 was compiled by Theresa Moore, RN, MScN. More recent research has been compiled by Mei fei Elrick, PhD, in the Annotated Bibliography of Published Therapeutic Touch® Research July 2004 to July 2012. Donations to the TTNO would be greatly appreciated to support our Research Fund and the ongoing work of keeping this annotated bibliography current and available to all. Donations may be sent to the TTNO.

Both bibliographies, available for download, list only peer-reviewed work and are presented in the same way.

Download The Annotated Bibliography Published Therapeutic Touch™ Research 1975 to July 2004 here.
Download The Annotated Bibliography of Published Therapeutic Touch® Research July 2004 to July 2015 here.

Each of the published studies is summarized, including a description of:

  • study purpose
  • research design
  • characteristics of participants
  • nature of interventions
  • outcome variables
  • measured results
  • conclusions
  • recommendations

This valuable resource:

  • is well organized and easy to read.
  • includes keywords so that you can quickly find studies of interest and allows you to become familiar with published Therapeutic Touch research.

Becoming familiar with Therapeutic Touch research will:

  • further your understanding of the effects of Therapeutic Touch
  • promote evidence-based practice
  • and help you answer questions from skeptics, colleagues, students and clients.

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