Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation by Joseph P. Green; Steven Jay LynnA scientifically informed intervention to help smokers quit for life, based in cognitive-behavioral therapy Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation: A Scientifically Informed Intervention presents a comprehensive program developed by noted experts to help smokers achieve their goal of life-long abstinence from smoking. This brief, cost-effective intervention, called The Winning Edge, incorporates state-of-the-science advances and best clinical practices in the treatment of tobacco addiction and offers participants a unique blend of strategies based on cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, and hypnotic approaches to achieve smoking cessation. This valuable treatment guide, developed and refined over the past 30 years, provides all of the information necessary for health care providers to implement the program on a group or individual basis. This important resource: Provides a detailed, step-by-step guide to conducting the program, with scripts for providers and handouts for participants Explains the scientific basis for the many strategies of cognitive, behavioral, and affective change in The Winning Edge program Contains information for treatment providers on frequently asked questions, adapting and tailoring the program to the needs of participants, and overcoming challenges, ambivalence, and resistance to stop smoking Written for a wide audience of mental health professionals, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation: A Scientifically Informed Intervention offers a comprehensive, science-based approach to help participants achieve their goal of a smoke-free life.
Publication Date: 2018; eBook
Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Health by Helda Pinzon-Perez (Editor); Miguel A. Pérez (Editor)Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Health: A Multicultural Perspective provides a critical analysis of non-allopathic healing practices, including their uses, limitations, and scientific basis. The evidence-based discussion explores complementary, alternative, and integrative health (CAIH) across various cultural and ethnic groups both in the U.S. and internationally, to give you a greater understanding of the different modalities--including a literature-backed examination of proven methods and questionable practices within a cross-cultural framework. Each chapter highlights the scientific analysis of the practices relevant to each group, and guides you toward independent analysis of the risks and benefits of the practices discussed. Emphasizing the student as a future health professional, this book includes case studies, examples, questions, and discussion problems that underscore the role of health educators in educating consumers about CAIH practices.
Chiropractic, Massage, and Other Manipulative and Body-Based Therapies (2015)Chiropractic, Massage, and Other Manipulative and Body-Based Therapies. (2015). In M. H. Ferrara & M. P. LaMeau (Eds.), Life and Career Skills Series Vol. 3. Health and Wellness (pp. 186-193). Farmington Hills, MI: Gale. Retrieved from https://link-gale-com.mylibrary.wilmu.edu/apps/doc/CX3626900047/GVRL?u=new90507&sid=GVRL&xid=3720fafa
Overview: Preventive Health Care, Medications, and Alternative Medicine (2015)Overview: Preventive Health Care, Medications, and Alternative Medicine. (2015). In M. H. Ferrara & M. P. LaMeau (Eds.), Life and Career Skills Series Vol. 3. Health and Wellness (pp. 89-97). Farmington Hills, MI: Gale. Retrieved from https://link-gale-com.mylibrary.wilmu.edu/apps/doc/CX3626900029/GVRL?u=new90507&sid=GVRL&xid=7d95c806
What is Holistic or Alternative Medicine?
Healing Touch & Reiki
This introduces many alternatives like acupressure, acupuncture, essential oils, meditation, chiropractic, reflexology, etc.
ADHD in Focus - ADHD is a symptom of modern life. Diagnosis of the condition has skyrocketed 42% in the past 8 years. In the United States, more than 11% of the population will experience ADHD in their lifetimes. Its impact can be devastating, in people of all ages. From poor performance studying to lost work productivity, from increased likelihood of risky behavior, accident or even death.
John Mionczynski describes how the chemical components in plant medicine have been isolated and identified and turned into synthetic drugs in modern times. He describes how plants such as white willow and cottonwood have been used in their natural plant form. These plant based synergistic compounds have been used by Native Americans to treat pain, headaches and inflammation.
From the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, a tool for the public as well as healthcare professionals to help you figure out the value of using common herbs and other dietary supplements. Provides objective information including a clinical summary for each agent and details about constituents, adverse effects, interactions, and potential benefits or problems.