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The Problem of Alternative Therapies in Autism

Lorenzo Pavone and Martino Ruggieri

in The Neurology of Autism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182224
eISBN:
9780199786701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182224.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews alternative therapies for autism. These include diet therapy, vitamins, ketogenic diet, use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors, combinations of homeopathic growth, detoxification ... More


Politics of Healing

John S. Haller

in Shadow Medicine: The Placebo in Conventional and Alternative Therapies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169042
eISBN:
9780231537704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169042.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the political pressures that led to the creation of the Office for the Study of Unconventional Medical Practices. The exponential growth for medical costs starting in the 1970s ... More


Religion and Healing in America

Linda L. Barnes and Susan S. Sered (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Throughout much of the modern era, faith healing received attention only when it came into conflict with biomedical practice. During the 1990s, however, American culture changed dramatically and ... More


Shadow Medicine: The Placebo in Conventional and Alternative Therapies

John Haller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169042
eISBN:
9780231537704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169042.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Can evidence-based medicine (EBM) and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) find common ground? This book explores the epistemological foundations of EBM and the challenges these conceptual ... More


New actors enter the stage: the silent voices of consumers in the landscape of biomedicine

Ellen Kuhlmann

in Modernising health care: Reinventing professions, the state and the public

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348586
eISBN:
9781447302810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348586.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on the changing role of service users and brings the demands and voices of patients into the equation. Research findings show that the model of ‘expert patients’ and ... More


Other management decisions

Fiona Randall and R.S. Downie

in Palliative Care Ethics: A Companion for All Specialties

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192630681
eISBN:
9780191730078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630681.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses problems of autonomy and competence, alternative therapy, the place of care, and the quality of care. Patients' choices are respected, even if they are not fully autonomous nor ... More


Natural Voice Practitioners and Their Journeys: Histories and Connections

Caroline Bithell

in A Different Voice, A Different Song: Reclaiming Community through the Natural Voice and World Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354542
eISBN:
9780199354580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354542.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Combining analytical commentary, historical contextualisation, and oral history, chapter 3 explores the diverse journeys that have led individual practitioners to the natural voice fold. First, the ... More


American Metaphysical Religion and the West

Brett Hendrickson

in Border Medicine: A TransCultural History of Mexican American Curanderismo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479834785
eISBN:
9781479843015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479834785.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the history of American metaphysical religion, including the development and practice of astrology, witchcraft, the occult, alternative therapies, mind cure, New Thought, ... More


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