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Fundamentals of Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Medicine. Edition: 6

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Get a solid, global foundation of the therapies and evidence-based clinical applications of CAI. Fundamentals of Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Medicine, 6th Edition is filled with the most up-to-date information on scientific theory and research of holistic medicine from experts around the world. The 6th edition of this acclaimed text includes all new content on quantum biology and biofields in health and nursing, integrative mental health care, and homeopathic medicine. Its wide range of topics explores therapies most commonly seen in the U.S., such as energy medicine, mind-body therapies, and reflexology along with traditional medicine and practices from around the world. With detailed coverage of historic and contemporary applications, this text is a solid resource for all practitioners in the medical, health, and science fields!

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Section One: Complementary/Alternative Medicine in Healthcare

1. Characteristics of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Contemporary Healthcare                              

2.   Translation from Conventional Medicine   

3.  Issues and Problems in Integrative Medicine    

4. CAM in Social Work, Community and Environment

Section Two:  Fundamental Sciences

5 Quantum Biology & Biofields in Health and Healing

6.. Energy Medicine   

7.  Quantum Botany, Plant Ecology and Systems Theory                          

8.    Neurohumoral Physiology and Pyschoneuroimmunology          

9. Mind-Body Physiology and Placebo Effects

Section Three: Mind Body Medicine

10.   Western Foundations of Mind-Body, Mindfulness, and Meditation

11.  Mind-Body Therapies Part 1:  Stress Reduction, Relaxation, Mindfulness and Meditation Practices

12. Mind-Body Therapies Part 2: Hypnosis, Biofeedback, Guided Imagery, Mental Healing, and Psychometrics   13. Prayer, Religion, Intentionality, and Spirituality

14. Humor, Laughter and Wellness                                                       

15. Integrative Mental Healthcare

SECTION FOUR. BODYWORK and MANUAL THERAPIES

16. Massage and Manual Therapies: Principles of Bodywork and Manual Healing     17. Bodywork, Healing Touch and Touch Therapies     

18. Chiropractic and Spinal Manual Therapy                                              

19. Reflexology                                                 

20. Yoga: Postures ,Breathing and Meditation            Section Five:  Western Electromagnetic, Natural, Nutritional, and Plant-Based Therapies

21. Western Origins of Natural Medicines, Nature Cure, Osteopathy, and Naturopathy                                 

22. Contemporary Naturopathic Medicine

23.   Electromagnetic Therapies Part 1:, Light and Phototherapy

24. Electromagnetic Therapies Part 2: Electricity and Magnetism

25.  Homeopathic Medicine                                      26. Western Herbalism and Ethnobotany                                              27.  Plant Essential Oils & Aromatherapy          28. Food & Agriculture, Diet & Nutrition, and Water & Hydration

29. Nutrients and Diet Therapies 

Section Six: Traditional World Medical Systems Part 1: East and Southeast Asia

30.   Social and Cultural Factors in Medicine: East and West    

31. Ethnomedicine, Shamanism and Cultural Origins

32. Traditional Medicine of China & East Asia                                           

33. Classical Acupuncture

34. Southeast Asia:  Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Burma and Thailand

Section Seven:  Traditional World Medical Systems Part 2: Middle Asia   35.  Tibetan Medicine   36. Traditional Medicines of India and Nepal: Ayur Veda & Siddha

37. Unani Medicine: Greco-Roman, Persian and Moslem Traditions                                         

38. Sufism & Healing in the Middle East

Section Eight: Traditional World Medical Systems Part 3: Africa, Americas & the Pacific

39.  Magico-Religious Traditions and Contemporary Shamanism

40.  African Healing and Becoming a Traditional Healer

41. Native North American Medicine  & Medicinal Plants             42. Latin American Medicine, and Curanderismo                   43.  Hawaii, South Pacific & Philippine Islands; Alaska & Pacific Northwest 44. Modern Asia, Africa, Americas and the Pacific

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      9780323510813
    • UPC/ISBN
      9780323510813
    • Stock Last Checked
      Jul 1, 2022
  • Manufacturer
    Elsevier
  • Publication Date
    Dec 19, 2018
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