Fundamentals of Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Medicine

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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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ISBN-13: 9780323510813
ISBN-10: 0323510817
Pagini: 736
Ilustrații: Illustrated
Dimensiuni: 222 x 281 x 29 mm
Greutate: 1.72 kg
Ediția: 6
Editura: Elsevier


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
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