Therapeutic touch, quiet time, and dialogue: perceptions of women with breast cancer.

@article{Kelly2004TherapeuticTQ,
  title={Therapeutic touch, quiet time, and dialogue: perceptions of women with breast cancer.},
  author={Anne E Kelly and Patricia Sullivan and Jacqueline Fawcett and Nelda Samarel},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  year={2004},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={625-31}
}
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To compare the perceptions of women with breast cancer to an experimental therapeutic touch (TT) plus dialogue nursing intervention with perceptions of a control quiet time plus dialogue nursing intervention. DESIGN Qualitative study based on the Science of Unitary Human Beings. SETTING Data collected as part of a larger experimental study of the effects of TT on pre- and postoperative anxiety and mood and postoperative pain in women with breast cancer. SAMPLE 18 women… CONTINUE READING

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