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Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Mental Health

ISBN-10: 0126382816

ISBN-13: 9780126382815

Edition: 2002

Authors: Scott Shannon

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Scott Shannon is an MD, president elect of the American Holistic Medical Association, and considered a national expert on holistic psychiatry. In this book he brings together a comprehensive overview of CAM treatments, with information on their effectiveness and safety for specific patient populations and for use in treating specific disorders. Modalities covered include Acupuncture, Nutritional Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Meditation, Biofeedback, Aromatherapy and others. Coverage also includes chapters on the best CAM modalities for treatment of Anxiety and PTSD, Depression, ADD, and Addictions. Each chapter will be in a similar template, beginning with a description of the treatment, it's safety, compatibility with conventional treatments and/or contrindications, scientific documentation of it's efficacy, discussion of which disorders it is best used for, and references.
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Book details

List price: $175.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 1/22/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 574
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Contributors
Preface
Overview
Introduction: The Emerging Paradigm
Integration and Holism
Physical Modalities
Cranial Osteopathy
Aromatherapy
Diet and Essential Fatty Acids
Nutritional Supplements
Mind-Body Approaches
Biofeedback
Meditation and Self-Regulatory Techniques
Qigong
Breath Work
Spiritual Approaches
Therapeutic Touch
Spiritual Healing
Medical Intuition
Spiritual Psychotherapy
Modern Innovations
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
The Hakomi Method and Body-Centered Psychotherapies
Process Work
Traditional Medical System
Herbal Medicine
Homeopathy
Acupuncture
Ayurveda
Other Approaches
The Creative Arts: What Role Do They Play?
The Environment
The Therapeutic Power of Music
Synthesis
Synthesis
Appendix
Index
Synthesis