The Reaction. Mahamed explained his son’s reaction to the first treatment by saying, “I remember how my son expressed a sense of relief, delight and happiness with a smile followed by laughter and other sounds of contentment when I applied the therapeutic masturbation.” Calming Effect. Regarding TM to his son, the father responded as follows: I did what comes naturally to me as a father trying to take care of my son in difficult circumstances. I perform the TM on my son by myself, approximately once or twice a week, mainly during his bathing period. His son reacted to his masturbation indicates: