Healing with Complementary and Alternative Therapies

ISBN-10: 076681890X
ISBN-13: 9780766818903
Edition: 2001
Authors: Lynn Keegan
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List price: $80.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/5/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

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. (KEYWORDS: alternative medicine, complementary medicine, holistic nursing, CAM, healing, natural medicine)

Preface
The Journey
Concept of Healing
Introduction
Relationship of Healing to Alternative and Complementary Care
Healing Philosophies and Schools of Thought
Allopathic (Western) Medicine
Ayurvedic Medicine
Chiropractic
Environmental Medicine
Herbalism
Holistic Dentistry
Homeopathy
Midwifery
Naturopathic Medicine
Osteopathic Medicine
Shamanism
Traditional Chinese (Oriental) Medicine
Beliefs about Healing
Faith Healing
Mind Cures
Metaphysical or Mental Healing
Spiritualism
Mesmerism
Energy Medicine and Aura Fields
Hypnotism
Natural Healing
Resurgence of Natural Healing
Joining of Eastern and Western Philosophies
Healing versus Curing
History and Future of Healing
Healing in Antiquity
Primitive Cultures
Eastern and Indian Cultures
Ancient Greek and Roman Period
The Enchanted World
The New Worldview
Reawakening of Holistic Health Care
Wellness Paradigm
Modern Holistic Health Movement
Contemporary Times
Changing Demographics
Baby Boomers
Multicultural Impact
Federal Government Initiatives
What Is Healthy People?
Healthy People 2010
Healing in the New Millennium
Healing Centers
Driving Market Forces
Surge in Alternative Health Care
Financial Factors
Increase in Chronic Diseases
Overreliance on Prescription Drugs
Physician Referrals
State and Regional Differences
Education Changes
Medical Schools
Nursing Programs
Organizations
Societal Changes
Change in Societal Self-Image
Technology
Healing in the Arts
Radio
Computer Influence
Healthy Partnerships: Hospitals Link Up with the Internet
Telemedicine
In Education
For Providers
Consumer Use
Projections for the Future
Complementary and Alternative Approaches to Healing
Alternative and Complementary Therapies
Nature of Alternative and Complementary Therapies
Office of Alternative Medicine
History of the OAM
Purpose of the OAM/NCCAM
Mission of the OAM/NCCAM
Budget of the OAM/NCCAM
OAM Programs
Sponsored Research
Research Centers
Research Database and Evaluation
Classification of CAM Practices
Other Classification Systems
Strategies for Use and Practice
Safety and Effectiveness of Alternative Therapies
Practitioner's Expertise
Service Delivery
Costs
Discussing All Issues with Your Client
Integrative Medicine
Introduction
Factors Influencing Development of Integrative Health Care Centers
Model Centers
Wellness Centers
Related Practices
Focus of Care
Healers Working in Wellness Centers
Continuing Education in Integrative Medicine
Existing Hospital Practice Implications
Advantages to Hospital for Implementing a CAP Program
Business Aspects of Integrative Health Care Programs
Budgetary Considerations
Projections for the Future
Healing Modalities
Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, and Supplements
Herbal Medicine
Overview
Practitioners
Training Requirements
Treatment
Advice to Patients
Research
Nutrition and Special Diet Therapies
Overview
Practitioners
Treatment
Advice to Patients
Research
Nutritional Supplements
Overview
Practitioners
Advice to Patients
Research
Homeopathy
Overview
History
Regulation
Practitioners
Training Requirements
Treatment
Advice to Patients
Research
Studies Supporting Use of Homeopathy
Studies Not Supporting Use of Homeopathy
Studies with Neutral Conclusions
Naturopathy
Overview
History
Principles
Practitioners
Training Requirements
Licensure Requirements
Regulation
Treatment
Advice to Patients
Research
Mind-Body Therapies
Introduction
Psychotherapy
Practitioners and Training Requirements
Treatment
Body-Oriented Psychotherapy
Core Energetics
Gestalt Therapy
Pathwork
Advice to Patients
Research
Art Therapy
Practitioners
Treatment
Research
Music (Sound) Therapies
Overview
Practitioners
Treatment
Research
Imagery
Overview
Practitioners
Guided Imagery
Treatment
Rebirthing
Hypnosis
Overview
Practitioners
Treatment
Advice to Patients
Research
Meditation
History
Practitioners
Meditation Practice
Mindfulness
Focusing
Relaxation Response
Research
Posture and Mobility
Introduction
Movement Therapies
Practitioners
Alexander Technique
Aston Patterning
Body-Mind Centering
Dance/Movement Therapies
Feldenkrais Method
Gyrotonics
Pilates Method
Rosen Method
Advice to Patients
Research
Tai Chi
History
Practitioners
The Practice
Qigong
Advice to Patients
Yoga
Practitioners
Techniques of Yoga
Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy
Kripalu Yoga
Advice to Patients
Research
Touch Therapies and Bodywork
Introduction
The Modalities
Massage Therapy
Overview
Practitioners
Treatment
Infant Massage
Bodywork
Advice to Patients
Acupressure
Overview
Practitioners
Treatment
Advice to Patients
Chiropractic
Introduction
Overview
History
Practitioners
Training Requirements
Licensure
Treatment
Advice to Patients
Cautions
Research
U.S. Government Endorses Effectiveness
Cost-effectiveness: The Manga Report, 1993
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 1993
Chiropractors Best Qualified to Perform Manual Manipulation
Energetic Therapies
Introduction
Overview
History
Practitioners
The Therapies
Barbara Brennan Healing Science
Bioenergetics
Biofeedback
Biological Terrain Assessment (BTA 1000)
Healing Touch
Magnet Therapy
Neurofeedback
Polarity Therapy
Reiki
Robert Jaffe Advanced Healing Energy
SHEN Therapy
Spiritual Healing
Therapeutic Touch
Advice to Patients
Eastern Therapies
Introduction
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Acupuncture
Overview
Practitioners
Treatment
Advice to Patients
Research
AMMA Therapy
Overview
Practitioners
Treatment
Advice to Patients
Miscellaneous Therapies
Introduction
Practitioners
Aquatherapy/Hydrotherapy
Aromatherapy
Astrology
Aura-Soma Color Therapy
Breathwork
Chanting
Chelation Therapy
Colon Therapy
Feng Shui
Holotrophic Breathwork
Iridology
Kinesiology
Applied Kinesiology
Educational Kinesiology
Health Kinesiology
Advice to Patients
Research
Light Therapy
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Jaundice in Newborns
Pet Therapy
Rapid Eye Technology
Healers and the Healed
The Process of Becoming a Healer
Introduction
Developing Healing Traits
Living from a Place of Authenticity
Forgiveness
Love
Altruism
Compassion
Attitudes and Behaviors of Healers
Healing Attitudes
Joy and Empowerment through Service
Caring for Others as an Extension of the Self
A Sense of Purpose
Behaviors of Healers
Being Fully Present
Listening
Empathy
Attention to Detail
Healing Ourselves and Our Environment
Introduction
Healing Yourself
Self-Care Begins with Assessment
Personal Options to Stay Fit
Chronic Disease and Self-Care
Basic Self-Care Approaches for Maintaining and Improving Your Health
Obesity in America
Start Good Eating Habits Early with Children
Healthy Digestion
Components of a Healthy Diet
Exercise
Relaxation Techniques
Massage
Healing Our Environment
Overview of Some Environmental Problems
Personal Space
Joint Space Work Environments
Body-Mind-Spirit Connection to Health and Illness
Consciousness and Healing
History, Science, and a Shifting Paradigm
Awakening Consciousness
Mindful Living
Daily Ritual
Awareness in Healing
Theories of Awareness
Barriers to Awareness and Healing
Creativity and Healing Awareness
Healing Meditation
Meditation Process
Modern Medicine and Ancient Therapeutics
Elements of Meditation
Behavioral Aspects of Meditation
Meditation and Behavior Modification
Spirituality and Healing
Forming a Spiritual Group
Stress and its Consequences
Introduction
What Is Stress and How Does It Occur?
Factors That Contribute to Stress
Determining Stress Levels
Fight-or-Flight Response
How Stress Biochemistry Causes Illness
Hans Selye
Effect of Negative Stress
Types of Stressors
Changes When the Body is under Stress
Role of General Adaptation Syndrome
Stress and Illness
Effects of Stress on the Body's Immune System
Stress and Colds
Stress and Skin Disease
Stress and Heart Disease
Stress Management
Learn to Change Anxiety to Concern
Tolerance to Stress
Coping Statements
Behavioral Psychology
Stress and Exercise
Using Tai Chi to Combat Stress
Coping with Stress
Taking Care of Yourself
Bolstering the Immune System
Introduction
Our Immune Army
How the Immune System Works
Organs of the Immune System
Cells of the Immune System
The Immune Response
Body-Mind Physiology and Neuropeptides
Immunity and Stress
Learning and Memory
Conditioned Response
Psychedelic Drugs and the Immune System
Joy, Optimism, and Hope
Physical Exercise
Beginning an Exercise Program
Aerobic Fitness
Recovery Phase
Make It Fun
Healing Nutrition
A Basic Plan
Herbs as Immune Boosting Foods
Herbs as Medicine
Some Foods Harm
Fuel for the Immune Cells
Nutrition Cautions
Imbalance in the Immune System
Malnutrition and the Immune System
Stress Reduction Is Essential to Immune Health
Healing Resources and Support Networks
Alternative and Complementary Health Care Resources
Introduction
Associations, Organizations, and Educational Institutions
On-Line Libraries and Journals
Conducting Internet Searches on Alternative Medicine Subjects
Commercial Internet Sites
Conferences
Support Groups
Supplementary Research Data and Reports
Integrative Care Centers and Wellness Centers
Glossary

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