MGH Looks At Massage Therapy for Depression

Click on over to the MGH Center for Women's Mental Health, which takes a look this week at the effectiveness of massage therapy for depression.

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is the creator of this blog, and the founder and executive director of Postpartum Progress. She has been named a WebMD Health Hero, one of the fiercest women in America by More magazine, and one of the 15 most influential patient advocates to follow. She is a survivor of postpartum OCD.

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  1. Kathy Morelli says:

    Oh my! I am ecstatic to see this report. You are so kind to forward this to everyone! I do not mean to plug my work, but I teach BirthTouch, an easy-to-learn shiatsu and acupressure routine designed for the childbearing year, to women and their families to be used for stress reduction and bonding. I teach it to birth professionals (doulas midwives) to pass on to their clients, women and their families. I am in the process of updating my book with the research about touch and depression. Touch is so important to our well-being. I think I will go get a massage tomorrrow! thanks again for your useful info!