Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin

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Harper Collins, Sep 10, 1986 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 512 pages
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With more than 300,000 copies sold, this landmark book is an impressive examination of the importance of touching. "All professionals concerned with human behavior will find something of value. . . . Parents . . . can gain insight into the nurturing needs of infants."--Janet Rhoads, American Journal of Occupational Therapy
 

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I first read this book as part of my Montessori training. It's an interesting read; really just a collection and review of previous studies with a lot of the author's opinion and interpretation thrown ... Read full review

Contents

The Womb of Time
47
Breastfeeding
69
Tender Loving Care
96
The Physiological Effects of Touching
198
Growth and Development
237
Culture and Contact
292
Touch and Age
393
Appendix 2
412
Index
479
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