The Effects of Sleep and Touch Therapy on Symptoms of Fibromyalgia and Depression


DEMİRBAĞ B. C. , ERCİ B.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.41, no.11, pp.44-53, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.44-53
  • Keywords: Aroma, Touch, Fibromyalgia, Music, Symptoms, Turkey, PAIN, DIAGNOSIS

Abstract

Background: Many alternative interventions are practiced in an effort to reduce symptoms of fibromiyalgia. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of sleep and touch therapy accompanied by music and aromatherapy on the symptoms of fibromyalgia and depression.