Alternative" Healthcare: A Comprehensive Guide (Consumer Health Library)
- Author: Jack Raso & Stephen Barrett
- Published: May 1994
- Publisher: Prometheus Books
- Number of pages: 267 pages
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Raso examines the philosophical underpinnings of "alternative" medicine as well as hands-on healing, Qigong, and faith healing. He shows that, whatever the specific philosophy, the common denominator is a rejection of the scientific approach of modern medicine in favour of a belief in paranormal forces that influence the well-being of mind and body. The final section is a firsthand account of Raso's many revealing visits to various "alternative" healthcare practitioners. The book concludes with an encyclopaedic glossary of "alternative" healthcare terminology.
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