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Tapping therapy helps patients with depression

Patients with depression or psychosis are benefiting from a therapy called emotional freedom technique.

It involves tapping with fingers on acupuncture pressure points whilst giving a positive message.

Tony Stewart, a specialist in public health, became interested in tapping and persuaded doctors in Sandwell in the West Midlands to pilot the technique.

BBC Midlands Today health correspondent Michele Paduano reports.

  • 15 Jan 2014
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