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Descriptor in English: Therapeutic Touch
Descriptor in Spanish: Tacto Terapéutico
Descriptor in Portuguese: Toque Terapêutico
Descriptor in French: Toucher thérapeutique
Entry term(s): Laying-on-of-Hands
Reiki
Touch, Therapeutic
Tree number(s): E02.190.525.906
E02.190.901.830
Scope note: Placing of the hands of the healer upon the person to be cured with the intent of spiritual energetic healing.
Annotation: coord IM with disease /ther (IM); do not confuse with MASSAGE or other MUSCULOSKELETAL MANIPULATIONS
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 96
DeCS UI: 32591
Descriptor UI: D019124
Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/06/08
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Therapeutic Touch - Preferred
Concept UI M0028532
Scope note Placing of the hands of the healer upon the person to be cured with the intent of spiritual energetic healing.
Preferred term Therapeutic Touch
Entry term(s) Touch, Therapeutic
Reiki - Narrower
Concept UI M0333008
Preferred term Reiki
Laying-on-of-Hands - Narrower
Concept UI M0380691
Preferred term Laying-on-of-Hands



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