The effects of deep pressure touch on anxiety.

@article{Krauss1987TheEO,
  title={The effects of deep pressure touch on anxiety.},
  author={K. Krauss},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={1987},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          366-73
        }
}
  • K. Krauss
  • Published 1987
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
Occupational therapists who work with hyperactive children and adults who are in an aroused state sometimes employ deep pressure touch (DPT) as a therapeutic method to achieve calmer behavior. [...] Key Method Twenty-three healthy college students, serving as their own controls, self-administered DPT via a specially designed apparatus. Heart rate and self-reported anxiety were compared under conditions of DPT (experimental) and confinement without DPT (control).Expand
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