Psychoactive Herbs in Veterinary Behavior Medicine

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 9, 2008 - Medical - 400 pages
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The phenomenal growth of public interest in alternatives to Westerntreatments for human disease has spilled over into veterinarymedicine. Many holistic veterinarians and pet owners are nowinterested in using alternative remedies to solve health problemswith their pets. Psychoactive Herbs in Veterinary BehaviorMedicine is the first text on psychoactive herbal remedies forthe treatment of behavior problems in small animals.

Psychoactive Herbs in Veterinary Behavior Medicine is animportant guide for board-certified veterinary behaviorists, aswell as veterinarians and veterinary students with a particularinterest in behavior medicine. In addition, pet owners interestedin alternative medicine for their misbehaving pets can use thiswell-rounded work to make informed decisions on the use ofover-the-counter remedies.

 

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Contents

1 Western Psychoactive Herbs
3
2 Native American Psychoactive Herbs
95
3 Ayurvedic Psychoactive Herbs
169
4 Oriental Psychoactive Herbs
211
5 Miscellaneous Psychoactive Herbs
295
6 Suggested Clinical Applications of Psychoactive Herbs
317
7 Basic Approaches to Common Behavior Problems in Pet Cats and Dogs
331
A Psychoactive Pharmaceutical Drugs in Veterinary Behavior Practice
339
Parallels to Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine
343
C Online Resources
351
Index of Psychoactive Herbs
355
General Index
357
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Stefanie Schwartz, DVM, MSc, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, is Director of Behavior Services, VCA South Shore Animal Hospital, South Weymouth, Massachusetts, and Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, Tufts University, North Grafton, Massachusetts. She is also national consultant to Antech Diagnostic Laboratories.

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