cover image - Mosby's Complementary & Alternative Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780323168250
Page Count: 640
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $84.95

Mosby's Complementary & Alternative Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Lyn W. Freeman, PhD
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Mosby's Complementary & Alternative Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780323168250
Page Count: 640
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $84.95
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    • More than 200 photographs and illustrations and 15 new line drawings clarify the material and make learning easier.
    • A highly readable style simplifies complex concepts and keeps the material interesting.
    • Current, research-based information explores the efficacy of many therapies so you can make decisions with confidence.
    • Healing methods are emphasized, rather than systems.
    • A topical organization lets you use what you need for your own practice, without having to read through extraneous detail.
    • Chapter openers show why the content of the chapter is important, what is covered, and what objectives will be met. Features include:
      • Why Read this Chapter?
      • Chapter at a Glance
      • Chapter Objectives
    • An Expert Speaks boxes highlight the personal experience of well-known researchers and practitioners in each discipline, discussing the historical context of research, current contributions, and future directions.
    • Critical Thinking and Clinical Application Questions show real-world situations so you can test and apply your knowledge.
    • Points to Ponder help you tie together and interpret facts.
    • A Closer Look boxes expand upon case study reviews and clinical application examples.
    • Learning Opportunities suggest activities for interacting with health care professionals.
    • Summary tables show outcomes from important clinical trials at a glance.
    • Appendices provide information on CAM resources and contacts.
    • A free Evolve companion website includes regular updates of content, student activities, and full-color images.
    • Three new chapters:
      • Reiki describes this popular CAM therapy and how it can be used along with related ethical and legal issues.
      • Measurement of the Human Biofield explores cutting-edge technology and research into the biofield as well as theories about the implications of mind-body regulation.
      • The Future of Ethnomedicine offers views of health and sickness from around the world, including perspectives that differ from traditional instruction and media portrayals.
    • Includes the latest information on professional licensing.
    • Seven new interviews are included, plus updates to previous interviews.
  • PART ONE: Mind-Body Integration

    1: Physiologic Pathways of Mind-Body Medicine

    2: Research on Mind-Body Effects

    3: Psychoneuroimmunology and Conditioning of Immune Functioning

    4: How Relationships and Life Events Affect Health: Human Studies

    PART TWO: Mind-Body Interventions

    5: Relaxation Therapy

    6: Meditation

    7: Biofeedback

    8: Hypnosis

    9: Imagery

    PART THREE: Alternative Professionals

    10: Chiropractic

    11: Acupuncture

    12: Homeopathy: Like Cures Like

    13: Massage Therapy

    14: Aromatherapy

    PART FOUR: Complementary Self-Help Strategies

    15: Herbs as Medical Intervention

    16: Exercise as an Alternative Therapy

    PART FIVE: Energetics and Spirituality

    17: Spirituality and Healing

    18: Therapeutic Touch: Healing with Energy

    19: Reiki: An Ancient Therapy in Modern Times by Jeanette Plodek NEW!

    20: Measurement of the Human Biofield by Beverly Rubik NEW!

    21: The Future of Ethnomedicine by Stanley Krippner NEW!

    Appendix A: Answers to Multiple Choice and Matching Questions

    Appendix B: Organizations & Associations

    Appendix C: Internet Resources
  • Lyn W. Freeman, PhD, President, Mind Matters Research, Anchoragr AK; Executive Faculty, Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center, San Francisco, CA
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