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Alternative treatments for mental disorders

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

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

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
What are the different types of complementary and alternative health practices?
Provides definitions and examples of seven categories of complementary and alternative health practices. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Survivor services program: an integrated service delivery model with female survivors of child sexual abuse
Examines whether complementary therapies, namely aroma-massage, reiki, and psychodramatic bodywork, delivered in a community-based agency are beneficial to survivors of child sexual abuse. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Can herbal products be used safely during pregnancy?: Focus on echinacea
Addresses the risks and benefits of herbal medicine use during pregnancy, particularly echinacea. Recommends that pregnant women discuss the use of herbal therapies with their doctors. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Toxic treatment: surviving the cancer wars
Looks at non-conventional cancer therapy and the criticism it faces from western medicine.
Published: 2001
Complementary headache therapy: a close look at the treatments and the evidence
Takes a close look at a dozen complementary hadache therapies that have generated sound clinical research.
Published: 2004
Do CAM therapies health menopausal symptoms?
answers some frequently asked questions on the use of complementary and alternative medicine for menopausal symptoms, and lists resources for more information. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Hot pantz: do it yourself gynecology herbal remedies
Invites women to be aware and in control of their own bodies and provides herbal remedies for conditions from genital warts to hormone imbalance. Focuses on STDs, unwanted pregnancies and specific gynecological problems.