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Complementary therapies in context

Graham, Helen

Complementary therapies in context

The psychology of healing

by Graham, Helen

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Published by J. Kingsley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alternative medicine.,
  • Healing.,
  • Alternative Medicine.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHelen Graham.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR733 .G724 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination349 p. ;
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18138179M
    ISBN 101853026409

    Complementary Therapies such as Massage, Reflexology and Aromatherapy are all holistic in that they treat the individual on all levels of being – mind – body – spirit. When a treatment is given alongside receiving conventional medicine it is called complementary as it works in conjunction with the former. Complementary therapies. Complementary therapies are used for a variety of medical problems, including low back pain. Therapies promoted for the treatment of low back pain include spinal manipulation, massage, acupuncture, and magnets.

      A recent article has reviewed the contemporary literature and summarizes the use the complementary medicine in orthopedics. Massage, acupuncture, herbal medicine and nutrition, manipulative therapies and massage, spirituality, movement therapies, hypnosis, and Cited by: 1. Integration of complementary and alternative medicine therapies (CAM) with conventional medicine is occurring in hospitals and physicians offices, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) are covering CAM therapies, insurance coverage for CAM is increasing, and integrative medicine centers and clinics are being established, many with close ties to medical schools and teaching hospitals.

    A third of all Americans use complementary and alternative medicine—including chiropractic, acupuncture, homeopathy, naturopathy, nutritional and herbal treatments, and massage therapy—even when their insurance does not cover it and they have to pay for such treatments themselves.   Focusing on emerging therapies and those best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence, Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine describes some of the most prevalent and the fastest-growing CAM therapies in use today. Prominent author Dr. Marc Micozzi provides a complete overview of CAM, creating a solid foundation and context for therapies in Pages:


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However, by demonizing Western medicine, Ms. Graham undermines the very premise of "complementary medicine," which is an integrated and holistic paradigm that uses the best of all treatments to facilitate healing in each unique Author: John J. Miller. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This is a detailed and comprehensive reference text for people wanting extensive background knowledge of complementary therapies and.

“The most useful and unique aspect of this book is the detailed discussion of complementary therapies in the context of quantum physics, chemistry, and neurology. As a practitioner and an instructor, I found this book of high quality and highly useful.

I plan to study these topics and integrate the information into several of my courses/5(2). `All In all, Complementary Therapies in Context is a good resource book about the various non-traditional medical interventions, some over 4, years old.' -Psychiatric Services `This is a detailed and comprehensive reference text for people wanting extensive background knowledge of complementary therapies and the background to their development.4/5(1).

In chapters that cover massage and acupressure, acupuncture, Tai Chi, yoga, exercise, hypnosis, meditation, and other therapies, the author documents the positive emotional, behavioral, physiological, and biochemical effects of these therapies as well as proposed mechanisms of : The most commonly received therapies were massage/aromatherapy, relaxation/yoga/meditation, chiropractic/osteopathy, and healing.

The women in this study mainly chose complementary therapy in order to cure or slow down their cancer, and/or to relieve symptoms and side-effects of treatment.

Philosophies of complementary therapies. Complementary therapies tend to share a few core beliefs, including: Illness occurs if the body is out of balance. The body can heal itself and maintain a healthy state if given the right conditions.

The whole person should be treated, not just the disease or. Named a Doody's Core Title!"[C]onsistently offers easily accessible and timely information on how complementary therapies influence the health, comfort, and well-being of patients in a variety of clinical settings.

It is an influential resource for nurses in practice, education, and research."--Janice Post-White, PhD, RN, FAANNow in its sixth edition, this highly acclaimed book continues. Complementary Therapies in Medicine publishes a variety of articles including primary research, reviews and opinion pieces.

Recognising that some forms of CAM present novel and complex interventions, the journal encourages the exploration of the methodology of research. This new edition provides the same systematic, research-based approach to the use of complementary therapies in nursing practice as previous editions.

New chapters include an overview of. Complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) are treatments that fall outside of mainstream healthcare. These medicines and treatments range from acupuncture and homeopathy, to aromatherapy, meditation and colonic irrigation.

Complementary Therapies Complementary Therapies. There are a number of modalities that may be taught in recognized massage educational institutions could be integrated into a treatment plan by a massage therapist. These modalities, if used exclusively in and of themselves, would not fall within the generally accepted practice of the profession.

indicated that complementary and alternative therapies were most often used to treat back pain or back problems, head or chest colds, neck pain or neck problems, joint pain or stiffness, and.

This book is a practical and readable guide to the integration of complementary therapies into mainstream primary care. Based on the successful experiences of the authors in a clinical setting, it offers clinicians, therapists, and other he view more Share to receive a discount off your next orderPages: Complementary therapies offer a different approach to conventional or mainstream medicine.

They include therapies that aren’t usually part of conventional medical care, such as yoga, meditation, acupuncture and homeopathy. They are usually used alongside, or as well as, conventional therapies.

Part of their legacy is a diversity of medical and health practices that are today referred to as 'complementary and alternative Therapies. The terms 'alternative' and 'complementary' describes a wide diversity of therapies that attempt to use the self-healing powers of the body by amplifying natural recuperative processes to restore health.

The Editor of Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice invites authors to submit articles on all aspects of individual therapies, international news, book reviews, multimedia reports and correspondence. As a service to the community, this journal makes available online the accepted manuscripts as soon as possible after acceptance.

The only book about complementary and alternative therapies written specifically for nurses that focuses on essential evidence for practice, the text uses a consistent format to present a definition and description of each therapy, a summary of how it evolved, and a rationale for its : $Her research as a Densford Scholar in the Katharine J.

Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership focuses on critical care nurses' attitudes toward and use of complementary and alternative therapies and cardiovascular patient response to the use of therapies in the context of hospitalisation with acute cardiac conditions/5(5).Understanding Complementary Therapies is reviewed approximately every three years.

Check the publication date above to ensure this copy is up to date. may wish to discuss issues raised in this book with them. All care is taken to ensure that the information in this booklet is accurate at the time of publication.

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