Research Links

In 2004, Psychological Bulletin published a groundbreaking research paper analyzing the results of all previous scientific research in the massage field. Authored by a doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois, Christopher Moyer, it found that massage was just as effective in reducing state anxiety and depression as psychotherapy, but not because of a reduction in cortisol levels (the “stress hormone”) as had been commonly assumed up to that point by the massage profession.

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