Encyclopedia of Complementary Health Practice P

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Springer Publishing Company, Jun 1, 1999 - Medical - 664 pages
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This comprehensive resource of key terms and concepts in complementary health care addresses practices, health conditions, and research-based treatments. Over 300 entries by distinguished contributors to the field explain such alternative therapies as naturopathy, homeopathy, chiropractic, nutrition, and massage.

One section is devoted to pertinent issues in complementary health practice including economics, legal ramifications, education, and historical perspectives.

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Carolyn Chambers Clark, ARNP, EdD, FAAN, AHNC, founded the Wellness Institute and now runs a website called "Wellness and Relationship Resources" at www.carolynchambersclark.com that provides continuing education materials, newsletters, seminars, and practice management consultation. As a certified advanced holistic nurse and mental health nurse practitioner, she has maintained a private practice with clients for more than 30 years, focusing on whole person wellness.

She was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 1980 and is an award-winning author who has conducted research and published widely on wellness, holistic, and self-care topics, including "Wellness Practitioner, Integrating Complementary Procedures into Practice, Health Promotion in Communities: Holistic and Wellness Approaches (Springer Publishing Company, 2001), ""Holistic Assertiveness Skills for Nurses: Empower Yourself (and Others!)" (Springer Publishing Company, 2003) and "The Encyclopedia of Complementary Health Practice" (Springer Publishing Company. 1999) She was also founding editor of the "Alternative Health Practitioner: The Journal of Complementary and Natural Care" and is the author of "Group Leadership Skills" (Springer Publishing Company, 2003), now in its fourth edition.

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