Exploring the psychological processes underlying touch: lessons from the Alexander Technique

Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy 2014;21:140–53

Jones T, Glover L

This study used in-depth interviews, as well as a survey with a larger group of people, to explore the experiences of people who had attended Alexander lessons, with a focus on the impact and significance of touch. The study reaffirmed improved wellbeing following lessons.

Read the abstract here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cpp.1824/abstract;jsessionid=438733E9B7506B046BFC7E5C5844D5DF.f04t01

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