Alternative Therapies: Expanding Options in Health Care
Rena Gordon, PhD, Barbara Nienstedt, DPA, Wilbert Gesler, PhD
Springer Publishing Company, Jan 15, 1998 - Medical - 296 pages
In this volume, an interdisciplinary team of scholars and social scientists address the reasons and ramifications of the increasing utilization of alternative and complementary medicine. The book provides a scholarly and theoretical discussion of salient issues within this new field. Topics discussed include:
The many case examples and vignettes that appear throughout the text illustrate how alternative health care relates to everyday life. The book serves as a primer for an array of health professionals and students as well as provides new insights to those familiar with alternative health practices.