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What is the meaning of Pressure point?

A pressure point is a point at which a change intervention is applied. Pressure points carry an implication of an investment, or choice, which is made only once, after which the system will run under the influence of that choice. Naturally, one seeks to find the pressure points which will make [the system being studied] run in the most effective manner possible, so pressure point analysis is still policy analysis, albeit of a slightly different type. Equally naturally, there is no hard-and-fast dividing line between the different modes of analysis and, in practice, a given study may involve both types (Coyle, 1996; 222).

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George A. Dillman, "Humane Pressure Point Self-Defense: Dillman Method for Law Enforcement, Medical Personnel, Business Professionals, Men and Women".
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Jack Forem, "Healing Yourself with Pressure Point Therapy : Simple, Effective Techniques for Massaging Away More Than 100 Annoying Ailments".
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