The Resource Health and healing : understanding conventional and alternative medicine, Andrew Weil

Health and healing : understanding conventional and alternative medicine, Andrew Weil

Label
Health and healing : understanding conventional and alternative medicine
Title
Health and healing
Title remainder
understanding conventional and alternative medicine
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Weil
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weil, Andrew
Index
index present
LC call number
R733
LC item number
.W44 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WB 890
NLM item number
W422h 1983
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alternative medicine
  • Medicine
  • Health
  • Health
  • Medicine, Traditional
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Médecines parallèles
  • Médecine
  • Santé
  • Alternative medicine
  • Health
  • Medicine
Label
Health and healing : understanding conventional and alternative medicine, Andrew Weil
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Treatment and cure: the strange case of homeopathy. A homeopathic cure? -- Like cures like, and less is more -- Why does homeopathy work? -- II. What is health? Health as wholeness: wholeness as perfection -- Health as wholeness: wholeness as balance -- Nine principles of health and illness -- III. Healing. The nature of healing -- IV. A bewildering array of therapeutic choices. Allopathic medicine I: Physicians and surgeons -- Allopathic medicine II: Materia medica -- Allopathic medicine III: Sins of omission -- Some medical heresies: osteopathy, chiropractic, naturopathy -- Chinese medicine -- Shamanism, mind cures, and faith healing -- Psychic healing -- Holistic medicine -- Quackery -- What do all these therapeutic systems have in common? -- V. Mind and body. Why warts fall off -- The placebo response -- Medical treatments as active placebos -- Powers of the mind and the problem of harnessing them -- VI. Health and healing in the year 2000. What doctors can learn from physicists -- New medicine for a new century
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780395344309
Lccn
83010845
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
101,698.
System control number
(OCoLC)9647111
Label
Health and healing : understanding conventional and alternative medicine, Andrew Weil
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Treatment and cure: the strange case of homeopathy. A homeopathic cure? -- Like cures like, and less is more -- Why does homeopathy work? -- II. What is health? Health as wholeness: wholeness as perfection -- Health as wholeness: wholeness as balance -- Nine principles of health and illness -- III. Healing. The nature of healing -- IV. A bewildering array of therapeutic choices. Allopathic medicine I: Physicians and surgeons -- Allopathic medicine II: Materia medica -- Allopathic medicine III: Sins of omission -- Some medical heresies: osteopathy, chiropractic, naturopathy -- Chinese medicine -- Shamanism, mind cures, and faith healing -- Psychic healing -- Holistic medicine -- Quackery -- What do all these therapeutic systems have in common? -- V. Mind and body. Why warts fall off -- The placebo response -- Medical treatments as active placebos -- Powers of the mind and the problem of harnessing them -- VI. Health and healing in the year 2000. What doctors can learn from physicists -- New medicine for a new century
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780395344309
Lccn
83010845
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
101,698.
System control number
(OCoLC)9647111

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