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Practices that differ from, and are used instead
of the usual traditional practices.
Traditional medicine practiced in the US is based on science and is known as ______ medicine.
Practices that differ from, and are used in conjunction with the usual traditional practices.
The FDA classifies herbal remedies as ______ or _____ and their labels cannot indicate medicinal uses & are not subject to FDA approval.
- dietary supplements
- food additives
The Western medical philosophy regarding acupressure & acupuncture is that they stimulate what?
endorphins, the body's own painkilling chemical (endorphins are morphine-like substances)
Displacement of vertebrae.
Therapy based on philosophy that the human body profects a field of energy around it; when the field is blocked, pain or illness occurs.
Therapeutic touch is used to correct ______ and _________.
- relieve discomfort
The Eastern style of massage focuses on what?
balancing the body's vital energy (qi) as it flows through pathways called meridians
The Western style of massage affects what?
muscles, CT, & cardiovascular system
When is massage contraindicated?
- high BP
- acute infection
- skin conditions
- varicose veins
Considered by many to be the foundation for individual psychotherapy.
Overall goal of this therapy is improvement in current interpersonal skills.
Reality therapy includes the principle that human beings are born with what five basic needs?
Defending one's own rights by expressing resistance to social and occupational demands.
Teaches ways to control thought distortions that may be a factor in the development and maintenance of mood disorders.
Goal of this therapy is to assist pt in identifying dysfunctional patterns of thinking and behaving.
Goal of this therapy is to guide pt to evidence and logic that test the validity of the dysfunctional thinking.
Goal of this therapy is to obtain symptom relief as quickly as possible.
Types of automatic thoughts that occur spontaneously and contribute to the distorted effect (used in cognitive therapy).
- all or nothing
- mind reading
- discounting positive/negatives
How do antipsychotics work?
They block specific NT
How do benzodiazepines work?
facilitate the transmission of GABA
How do psychostimulants work?
increase release of NE, serotonin, DOPA
HOw do antidepressants work?
block repuptake of seratonin & NE