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The author of the book: Scott M. Shannon
Edition: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Date of issue: 22 Jan 2002
Format files: Epub, PDF
The size of the: 11.95 MB
City - Country: San Diego, United States
Full description of the book "Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Mental Health":Scott Shannon is an MD, president elect of the American Holistic Medical Association, and considered a national expert on holistic psychiatry. In this book he brings together a comprehensive overview of CAM treatments, with information on their effectiveness and safety for specific patient populations and for use in treating specific disorders. Modalities covered include Acupuncture, Nutritional Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Meditation, Biofeedback, Aromatherapy and others. Coverage also includes chapters on the best CAM modalities for treatment of Anxiety and PTSD, Depression, ADD, and Addictions. Each chapter will be in a similar template, beginning with a description of the treatment, it's safety, compatibility PDF with conventional treatments and/or contrindications, scientific documentation of it's efficacy, discussion of which disorders it is best used for, and references.
About the author Scott M. ShannonScott Shannon, MD, has been involved in complementary and alternative healthcare for over twenty-five years. In 1978, he became one of the founding members of the American Holistic Medical Association. He is now the current president. Over the years, Dr. Shannon has worked as a primary care physician at a rural holistic clinic and as a Medical Director of a psychiatric hospital. Board certified in Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, General Psychiatry and most recently Holistic Medicine, his practice emphasizes education, herbal medicine, nutrition, spirituality, and acupuncture. Currently, Dr. Shannon works as a Medical Director for a hospital-based holistic clinic in Loveland, Colorado. He also serves on the Editorial Board of The Integrative Medicine Consult and speaks widely to professional audiences.
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