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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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The Role of Family and Community in Integrative Preventive Medicine

Farshad Fani Marvasti.

in Integrative Preventive Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health; Clinical Medicine. 6520 words.

The role of family and community in integrative preventive medicine (IPM) is to leverage primary care as the chief means for disseminating and implementing a new integrative model of...

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Medical Education and the Challenge of Race

John Hoberman.

in Teaching Health Humanities

January 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Health; Professional Development in Medicine. 8075 words.

Medical curricula in the United States have never addressed the racial dimension of American medicine in an adequate, let alone systematic, way. Medical schools have instead marginalized...

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Introduction to Integrative Health and Medicine for Men

Jose Luis Mosquera.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information. 5234 words.

Disparities in health between men and women are evident in premature mortality and less health care access among men. Integrative medicine represents the best of the new medicine that can...

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Integrative Approach to Women’s Health

Victoria Maizes and Tieraona Low Dog.

in Integrative Women's Health

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1561 words.

This chapter introduces the integrative approach to women’s health. Traditionally, women have served as healers, holding family and community rituals and determining many aspects of family...

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Pregnancy and Lactation

Jacquelyn M. Paykel.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 10626 words.

The journey of pregnancy is unique in medicine as it offers health care providers the opportunity to collaborate with women and assist them in maximizing preventive health measures that can...

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Integrative Case Management

Cynthia M.A. Geppert and Joanna G. Katzman.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4619 words.

The delivery of integrated pain management through interdisciplinary teams is recognized as the ideal approach to caring for patients with chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP). Unfortunately the...

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Spirituality

Frederic C. Craigie.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information; Psychotherapy. 8219 words.

What are the spiritual questions for men to wrestle with regarding their meaning, purpose and what it means to be a man? Three main questions of spirituality are explored in this chapter....

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Premenstrual Syndrome

Daphne Miller.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 7580 words.

Almost every woman of reproductive age experiences some amount of physical or psychological discomfort in the week preceding her menstrual period (Freeman 2003; Halbreich et al. 2007;...

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Psychosocial Treatment Approaches for Substance Use

Lynn McFarr, Julie Snyder, Lisa Benson and Rachel Higier.

in Integrative Addiction and Recovery

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Addiction Medicine; Psychiatry. 7498 words.

Multiple psychosocial treatments for substance-use disorders have been studied for efficacy. A recent meta-analysis indicates that psychosocial interventions are effective across multiple...

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Positive Aging

Michelle Sierpina and Beverly Lunsford.

in Integrative Geriatric Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 2634 words.

While we cannot control all the factors involved in aging, there is much we can do as individuals and as a society to contribute to continued improvements in our well-being and longevity....

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Optimizing Integrative and Preventive Medicine

Cynthia Geyer.

in Integrative Preventive Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health; Clinical Medicine. 3805 words.

The practice of integrative and preventive medicine plays a critical role in improving the health and well-being of people, families, and communities. This chapter covers several key steps...

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Interaction of Spirituality and Religion with Health, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse

Bruce Y. Lee, Andrew B. Newberg and Shahla J. Modir.

in Integrative Addiction and Recovery

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Addiction Medicine; Psychiatry. 7197 words.

Medical and scientific communities have become interested in the effects of religion on health, mental health, and substance abuse. Coverage of the interplay of religion and health is more...

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Integrative Approach to Behavioral Addictions: Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) and Compulsive Buying Disorder (CBD)

Meredith Sagan and Timothy Fong.

in Integrative Addiction and Recovery

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Addiction Medicine; Psychiatry. 4708 words.

In recent years, awareness and concern has grown within the psychological and medical communities regarding “behavioral addictions”: these are defined as the compulsive performance of...

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Introduction

Mikhail Kogan and Kyle Meehan.

in Integrative Geriatric Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 3682 words.

Integrative geriatrics is the new field of medicine that advocates for whole-person, patient-centered, primarily nonpharmacological approaches to the medical care of the elderly. Most...

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Interprofessional Team-Based Care

Beverly Lunsford and Terry A. Mikovich.

in Integrative Geriatric Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 4664 words.

As older adults live longer, they experience a concomitant increase in chronic illness, which may be associated with a more frequent need for health care and intermittent or progressive...

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Integrative Geriatric Medicine

Edited by Mikhail Kogan.

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 632 pages.

This book is a detailed, evidence-based reference on the field of integrative geriatric medicine. It is intended for all healthcare providers and advocates who work with the geriatric...

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Integrative Addiction and Recovery

Edited by Shahla Modir and George Munoz.

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Addiction Medicine; Psychiatry. 576 pages.

Integrative Addiction and Recovery is a book discussing the epidemic of addiction that is consuming our friends, family, and community nationwide. In 2016, there were 64,000...

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Effectiveness of behavioral interventions to reduce the intake of sugar-sweetened beverages in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abir Abdel Rahman, Lamis Jomaa, Lara A Kahale, Pauline Adair and Cynthia Pine.

in Nutrition Reviews

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 10427 words.

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Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) among children has been associated with adverse...