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The American Holistic Medical Association Guide to Holistic Health: Healing Therapies for Optimal Wellness

ISBN: 978-0-471-32743-1
448 pages
April 2001
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A Complete and Comprehensive Guide to Holistic Treatment

"Larry Trivieri beautifully illuminates the full spectrum of natural healing approaches, highlighting the unifying themes and distinctive features of health systems around the world and across the ages. This book is a valuable resource for individuals interested in their personal well being, as well as health professionals seeking to deepen their understanding of holistic medicine."-David Simon, M.D., Medical Director, the Chopra Center for Well Being, Author, Vital Energy and Return to Wholeness

Find reputable practitioners and put proven healing therapies to work in your life with this informative and reliable guide to holistic medicine and its primary treatment methods, including:
* Nutritional Medicine
* Environmental Medicine
* Mind-Body Medicine
* Traditional Chinese Medicine
* Osteopathic Medicine
* Chiropractic
* Botanical Medicine
* Bodywork/Massage
* Naturopathic Medicine
* Homeopathy
* Ayurvedic Medicine
* Acupuncture
* Yoga

and many more
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Table of Contents


Foreword by Robert S. Ivker, D.O.


The History of Philosophy of Holistic Medicine.

The Holistic Self-Card Program.


Nutritional Medicine.

Environmental Medicine.

Mind-Body Medicine.

Osteopathic Medicine.


Botanical Medicine.


Naturopathic Medicine.



Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture.


Additional Therapies of Holistic Medicine.

About the American Holistic Medical Association.


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Author Information

LARRY TRIVIERI, Jr., is a recognized lay expert in the fields of holistic medicine and personal transformation. He was senior editor of the bestselling health book Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide, which has sold more than 600,000 copies, and coauthor of The Complete Self-Care Guide to Holistic Medicine. He is a contributing editor of Alternative Medicine magazine and writes for numerous other publications.
Founded in 1978, THE AMERICAN HOLISTIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION is a national organization of physicians and other licensed health care practitioners who share a body-mind-spirit approach to healing.
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"...an excellent introduction to the principles of holistic medicine and the main therapies and systems used...this book should be on the shelf of any practitioner claiming to be 'holistic'. Highly recommended." (Holistic Health, Autumn 2002)

"In summary, this is a good guidebook to holistic health and I highly recommend it to anyone seeking guidance in this field." (The American Holist Medical Association Guide to Holistic Health, December 2001)
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