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Alternative treatments for mental disorders  
http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/publications/factsheets/alternative-treatments

Provides information on alternative and experimental treatments for mental illnesses.

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Published: 2003
Perspectives on complementary and alternative health care: a collection of papers prepared for Health Canada  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/pcahc-pacps/index-eng.php

Presents a collection of papers that focus on policy issues related to the present and future impact of complementary and alternative health care on health care systems.

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Published: 2001
Does gender count?: Differences in English-Canadian beliefs, attitudes and behaviours towards breast cancer and infertility: des  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/gender-count.pdf

Aims to provide an empirical framework for statements about Canadian attitudes towards, or use of, technologies and complementary care.

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Published: 2001
Fundamentals of complementary and alternative medicine
Provides a basis of knowledge about systems of medical thought and practice referred to today as complementary and alternative medicine.
Published: 1996
Efficacy of quality criteria to identify potentially harmful information: a cross-sectional survey of complementary and alternat  
http://www.jmir.org/2004/2/e21/
Determines whether domain-independent technical quality criteria can identify potentially harmful online complementary and alternative medicine content. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Complementary and alternative health practices and therapies: a Canadian overview  
http://www.yorku.ca/ychs/Compl_Altern_Health.pdf
Provides an overview of knowledge, opinion and practices in the area of complementary and alternative health. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Alternatives to hormone therapy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40774
Provides reasons some women choose not to use hormone therapy in menopause. Lists self-care strategies to manage menopausal symptoms. Discusses various complementary and alternative therapies women use to help menopausal symptoms. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Quick access consumer guide to conditions, herbs & supplements
Provides a quick reference tool for treatment of common health conditions using conventional therapies and complementary and alternative therapies.
Published: 2000
The health professional's guide to alternative medicine
Seeks to allow health professionals to educate themselves about the various aspects of alternative medicine in order to better meet the needs of their patients and the ever-evolving field of medicine.
Published: 1999
Natural hormones: are they a safe alternative?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/afi/n-hormones.html
Examines the safety and efficacy of natural hormones most commonly promoted to women at menopause, including DHEA, estriol, melatonin, natural progesterone and ipriflavone. (See Details)
Published: 2003