Research Guide: Alternative Medicine

Finding Articles

Alternative medicine is a big topic. We suggest narrowing your focus to a specific medical condition or specific remedy or practice. Here are some searches that can help you get started:

"alternative medicine" AND attitude
"alternative medicine" AND "complementary therapies"
"herbal medicine" AND effectiveness
accupuncture AND effectiveness
"alternative medicine" AND "self care"



You can also try searching for these terms in ScienceDirect Journals.


Background Information

The following books provide background information for beginning research on alternative medicine.
Title Availability
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Bodies, Therapies, Senses Read Online
Alternative Medicine? A History  Read Online
Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Policy and Public Health Perspectives Read Online
Careers in Complementary and Alternative Medicine Read Online
Perspectives on Complementary and Alternative Medicines Read Online

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