TITLE

HUGS AND HEALTHY HEARTS

AUTHOR(S)
Alspach, Grif
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2004, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Comments on the effect of hug from partners on the response of a person to life's stressors as highlighted in the findings of a study about the psychology and physiology of huggers and nonhuggers. Changes in blood pressure and heart rate in both groups; Comparison of results between man and women participants in the study; Benefits of mates and offspring from warm physical and social contact; Hormone that is being triggered when being hugged.
ACCESSION #
13205898

 

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