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Healing with Complementary & Alternative Therapies

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Publisher Comments:

This comprehensive resource provides a compendium of information on healing and how healing relates to complementary and alternative medicine. A history of the health care system is provided in order to show how complementary and alternative medicine has been integrated into western medicine in the past. Information on how the healing modalities are portrayed through popular media, such as radio and television are included. Descriptions of the various complementary and alternative modalities are listed. Numerous references provide additional information on the many modalities discussed.

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Overviews healing techniques in complementary and alternative medicine. Begins by discussing the concept and origins of healing, then examines the theory and practice of some of the most common and popular healing modalities, including acupuncture, herbal medicine, Chinese medicine, and massage. Explores the process of becoming a healer, and examines what is known about the body-mind-spirit connection to health and illness. Includes information on Web sites, conferences, organizations, and support groups. Keegan is a nurse.
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Synopsis:

This complete book presents healing techniques in complementary and alternative medicine as a way to promote optimal health care. It discusses the concept and origination of healing, as well as introduces the reader to healers and the techniques they use in the health care industry. It shows how healing fits in with our contemporary health care industry, and suggests the best place, time and condition for seeking alternative and complementary care. Documented, scientific research supports the effectiveness of healing techniques.

Synopsis:

This comprehensive resource included a history of health care and how alternative and complementary therapies have been integrated into Western medicine. Various therapies are described, along with real-life examples of how individuals' lives were affected.

About the Author

Lynn Keegan, PhD, RN, is an internationally recognized author, seminar-leader and nurse educator. She is the Director of Bodymind Systems, a health care consulting agency. She has served as a nursing faculty member of three major universities and currently teaches both graduate and undergraduate nursing students at two different schools in Texas.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Concept of Healing. Chapter 1: The Concept of Healing. Chapter 2: The History and Future of Healing. Chapter 3: Driving Market Forces. Part II: Alternative and Complementary Approaches to Healing. Chapter 4: Alternative and Complementary Therapies. Chapter 5: Selected Healing Modalities. Chapter 6: Integrative Medicine. Part III: The Healers and the Healed. Chapter 7: The Process of Becoming a Healer. Chapter 8: Attitudes and Behaviors of Healers. Chapter 9: Healing Ourselves and Our Environment. Part IV: The Body-Mind-Spirit Connection to Health and Illness. Chapter 10: Consciousness and Healing. Chapter 11: Stress and Its Consequences. Chapter 12: Bolstering the Immune System. Part V: Healing Process. Chapter 13: Healing Life's Crisises. Chapter 14: Healing Addictions. Chapter 15: Healing and the Grief Process. Chapter 16: Healing the Dying. Part VI: Healing Resources and Support Networks. Chapter 17: Alternative and Complementary Care Resources. Appendix.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780766818903
Author:
Keegan, Lynn
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Lynn (Lynn Keegan, PhD, RN) Keegan
Author:
Keegan, Lynn (Lynn Keegan, PhD, RN)
Author:
Keegan, Lynn, PhD
Location:
Albany, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Nurses and nursing
Subject:
Medical care
Subject:
Healing
Subject:
Nursing - Pharmacology
Subject:
Therapeutics
Subject:
Alternative Therapies
Subject:
Healing;with;Complementary;and;Alternative;Therapies
Subject:
Healing;with;Complementary;
Subject:
With
Subject:
Complementary
Subject:
Alternative
Subject:
therapies
Subject:
Complementary&Alternative
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Alternative
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no. 7
Publication Date:
December 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
542
Dimensions:
8.98x6.05x.81 in. 1.39 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This complete book presents healing techniques in complementary and alternative medicine as a way to promote optimal health care. It discusses the concept and origination of healing, as well as introduces the reader to healers and the techniques they use in the health care industry. It shows how healing fits in with our contemporary health care industry, and suggests the best place, time and condition for seeking alternative and complementary care. Documented, scientific research supports the effectiveness of healing techniques.
"Synopsis" by , This comprehensive resource included a history of health care and how alternative and complementary therapies have been integrated into Western medicine. Various therapies are described, along with real-life examples of how individuals' lives were affected.
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