Haptic medicine

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Haptic medicine is a form of alternative medicine which has been described as "healthcare based on loving touch for healing and preventing disease".[1]

Further reading[edit]

  • Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin (Paperback) by Ashley Montagu, 3rd edition, Columbia University Press, 1971, ISBN 0-231-03488-1
  • Haptic Medicine, Cindy Mason, Earl Mason and Eileen Mason, Proc. 2009 Conference on Future Health Technology Institute, Boston, Mass. and also Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 2009, 149:368-85, Pub Med PMID19745495


  1. ^ Mason, C; Mason, E (2009). "Haptic medicine". Studies in health technology and informatics 149: 368–85. PMID 19745495.