The following lists the contents of Self and Society, Volume 37 Issue 2.
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Editorial:
Author: Alexandra Chalfont
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Article:
Touch in a time of Regulation
Author: Tree Staunton
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The therapeutic modality of touch and statutory regulation
Author: Tom Warnecke
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Abstract:

Perceptions of touch and tactile contact are permeated by associations with nurture, care and healing on the one hand, and with erotic pleasures, sexual taboos and abuse on the other. With the prospect of statutory regulation looming, do we need to review touch as a therapeutic intervention?


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Author: Tricia Scott
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Abstract:

Touch is not just about physical contact. It includes touching or moving others with the power of your words, ideas, music, images, literature and poetry. Without touch of some kind psychotherapy is not possible. It is perhaps the only crucial element in psychotherapy—to have the capacity to touch and move another in a way that enables them to transform their experience. To do this we need firstly to be profoundly ‘in touch’ with ourselves.


Reflections on Touch in Psychotherapy
Author: Gill Westland
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Touch And Its Impact In Psychotherapy
Author: David Mazure
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Abstract:

To be touched is a wonderful, exciting and moving thing. It is possibly one of the most important aspects of being alive. To touch one another deeply, or to be touched, is surely to taste the very best life has to offer.


The Regular COLUMN
Author: Asaf Rolef Ben-Shahar
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AHPB Co-chairs' Page
Authors: Maxine Linnell, Sue Orton
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Film Review:
The Age of Stupid (2009)
Authors: Franny Armstrong, Hannah L. Mowat
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Book Review:
Reviews
Authors: Dave Mazure, Charles Neal
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