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A Case Study of Healing Touch on Parkinson's Disease in Community Nursing : Focusing on Reducing Pain, Emotional Distress, and Insomnia(Research Paper,The 37th Symposium on Life Information Science)

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  • 在宅看護におけるヒーリングタッチの効果に関する事例検討 : パーキンソン氏病の女性の疼痛と心理的苦痛と不眠の軽減効果(研究発表)

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[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to clarify effects of healing touch on a patient with Parkinson's Disease (PD). [Method] A 74-year-old female patient with PD was assessed before and after a one-hour weekly healing touch treatment for five months to determine changes in specific symptoms. [Results] The effects of healing touch were found in terms of palliation of muscle contracture, progress of psychological relaxation, and improvement of insomnia. [Discussion] The effects of healing touch for patients with PD can be identified in three ways, i.e., decrease of physical pain, reduction of psychological burden, and easing a difficult lifestyle.

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