Holism And Complementary Medicine: Origins And Principals

Holism And Complementary Medicine: Origins And Principals by Vincent Di Stefano
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9781741148466
Date Released
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Paperback
Pages
240
Dimensions
153 x 234mm
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A systematic introduction to the principles of holism which underly all complementary and natural therapies, and an account of its place in the history of medicine.

The return to holistic therapies is one of the most important developments in health over the past two decades. With preventative medicine being taken more seriously by conventional health practitioners, and the increasing popularity of natural and complementary therapies among consumers, it is clear that a holistic approach will be integral to health care in the future.

'Holism And Complementary Medicine' offers a systematic overview of traditional healing practices, the development of the Western biomedical model from the ancient Egyptians and Greeks to the present, and the holistic philosophy which is the basis of complementary and alternative medicine in the West. The book explores the differences between holistic and conventional biomedical traditions and approaches, acknowledging the strengths of each. It also addresses key practice issues, examining the role holistic principles have to play in today's health system and explaining their place in the therapeutic relationship.

'Holism And Complementary Medicine' is an accessible guide for students, practitioners and anyone interested in the origins and core principles of natural therapies.
ISBN:
9781741148466
Publication Date:
01 / 04 / 2006
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
153 x 234mm

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