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Unformatted text preview: the view of the examiner and patient. If you take this into consideration, then you can say that therapeutic touch doesn’t actually work at all. In fact, patients who have diseases, some of which may be life threatening, are being lied to and exploited because of what they have. It’s not fair to them because they could be spending their time and money on something that has been proven to improve the patient’s condition and sometimes even cure the disease. This is called modern medicine and it should not be overlooked nor chosen after therapeutic touch. You can’t call somebody that lies to their patients and misleads them a doctor because, a doctor will always reveal the truth to their patients and will use proven medications and techniques to help the patient. Therapeutic touch is just a way for people to exploit and take advantage of the sick and dying....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Cave during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '08