“Jangled” Adults – Touch and the Stress Response System

Soothing touch, whether it be applied to a ruffled cat, a crying infant, or a frightened child, has a universally recognized power to ameliorate the signs of distress. How can it be that we overlook its usefulness on the jangled adult as well? What is it that leads us to assume that the stressed childContinue reading ““Jangled” Adults – Touch and the Stress Response System”