TT Literature Citations

  1. Astin JA, Harkness E, Ernst E. (2000) The efficacy of “distant healing”: A systematic review of randomized trials. Annals of Internal Medicine. 132(11): 903-910.
  2. Coakley, A.B., Duffy, M.E. (2010). The effect of Therapeutic Touch on postoperative patients. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 28(3), 193-200.
  3. Denison B. (2004) Touch the pain away: New research on therapeutic touch and persons with fibromyalgia syndrome. Holist Nurs Practice ;18(3):142-151.
  4. Gronowicz, G. A., Jhaveri, A., Clarke, L. W., Aronow, M. S., & Smith, T. M. (2008). Therapeutic touch stimulates the proliferation of human cells in culture. Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 14(3), 233-239. (See full bibiography for abstract)
  5. Hanley, M.A. (2008). Therapeutic Touch with Preterm Infants: Composing a Treatment. Explore, 4(4): 249-258.
  6. Jackson E, Kelley M, McNeil P, Meyer E, Schlegel L, Eaton M. (2008) Does therapeutic touch help reduce pain and anxiety in patients with cancer? Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;12(1):113-120.
  7. Jhaveri, A., Walsh, S., Wang, Y., McCarthy, M., & Gronowicz, G.A. (2008) Therapeutic touch affects DNA synthesis and mineralization of human osteoblasts in culture. Journal of Orthopaedic Research.: 1541-1546.
  8. Levin, J. (2011). Energy Healers: Who They Are and What They Do. Explore; 7(1): 13-26..
  9. Monzillo, E., Gronowicz, G. (2011). New Insights of Therapeutic Touch: A Discussion of Experimental Methodology and Design That Resulted in Significant Effects on Normal Human Cells and Osteosarcoma. Explore; 7(1): 44-51.
  10. Quinlan-Colwell, A.D. (2009). Understanding the Paradox of Patient Pain and Patient Satisfaction. Journal of Holistic Nursing; 27(3): 177-182.
  11. Smith, A.A., Kimmel, S.R., Milz, S.A. (2010). Effects of Therapeutic Touch on Pain, Function and Well Being in Persons with Osteo-Arthritis on the Knee: A Pilot Study. The Internet Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice; 10(2).