Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 4th Edition

Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

4th Edition

By Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC; Former Director, Center for Integrative Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; former Executive Director of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia


Section One: Foundations

  1. Characteristics of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  2. Translation from Conventional Medicine
  3. Issues in Integrative Medicine
  4. Ecological Pharmacology NEW!
  5. Social and Cultural Factors in Medicine
  6. Vitalism
  7. Section Two: Mind, Body and Spirit

  8. Mind-Body Thought and Practice in Early and Late America NEW!
  9. Neurohumoral Physiology and PNI
  10. Mind-Body Modalities
  11. Energy Medicine NEW!
  12. Biophysical Devices: Electricity, Light and Magnetism
  13. The Arts in Medicine
  14. Creative and Expressive Therapies NEW!
  15. Humor
  16. Section Three: Manual Therapies

  17. Principles of Bodywork: Manual and Manipulative Therapies NEW!
  18. Massage and Touch Therapies NEW!
  19. Osteopathy
  20. Chiropractic
  21. Reflexology NEW!
  22. Shiatsu
  23. Section Four: Alternative Western Therapies

  24. Naturopathic Medicine
  25. Western Herbalism, with Appendix: Common Herbs in Clinical Practice
  26. Aromatherapy
  27. Homeopathy
  28. Nutrition & Hydration NEW!
  29. Section Five: Traditional Ethnomedical Systems: Asia

  30. Traditional Medicine of China, with Appendix: Chinese Herbs
  31. Acupuncture NEW!
  32. Qi Gong
  33. Tibetan Medicine
  34. Traditional Medicine of India: Ayur Veda & Siddha NEW!
  35. Unani Medicine NEW!
  36. Yoga
  37. Contemporary Ayur Veda NEW!
  38. Sufism and Rapid Healing
  39. Section Six: Traditional Ethnomedical Systems: Africa and the Americas

  40. Indigenous Knowledge Systems-Southern African Healing
  41. Native American Healing, with Appendix: Native American Herbs
  42. South American Spiritism NEW!
  43. Latin American Curanderismo
  44. Global Perspectives NEW!