Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Psychiatric Disorders, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics, E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 11, 2013 - Medical - 216 pages
That patients self-treat for such disorders as anxiety, depression, addictions, sleep disorders, attention deficit, is no surprise among psychiatrists. Hearing from patients, or parents of patients who use alternative therapies on themselves or their children, more scientifically-based facts are needed on non-pharmacologic, non–analysis approaches. The Guest Editors of this issue in Psychiatric Clinics have been using, researching, and analyzing alternative approaches since the 1990s and present a scientifically based presentation of select therapies, such as Nutrients, Herbals, Off-label Medication uses, Mind-Body approaches, Meditation, Hypnosis, Electrotherapy, Light treatments and more. Mechanisms of action, Outcomes, Evidence, and Complications are part of the outline for this material, with intent to provide the most current and the strongest science available.
 

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Contents

Complementary Alternative and Integrative
Omega3 Fatty Acidsin Psychiatry
Nutrients for Prevention and Treatment of Mental Health Disorders
Phytomedicines for Prevention andTreatment of MentalHealth Disorders
St Johns Wort for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders
Ginkgo biloba
Adaptogens inMentaland Behavioral Disorders
Science oftheMind
Breathing Practicesfor Treatmentof Psychiatric and StressRelated Medical
Appendix References Appendix References Mindfulness Meditation Practices as Adjunctive Treatments for Psychiatric Disorders
Open Focus Attention Training
Neurofeedback
Cranial ElectrotherapyStimulation forTreatment ofAnxiety Depression
Stimulation
Perinatal Depression and Anxiety
Index

YogaBased Meditation And Mind Body Regulation
Tai Chi and Qigong for the Treatment and Prevention of Mental Disorders

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