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(p. 151) Complementary and alternative medicine: shopping for health in post-modern times 

(p. 151) Complementary and alternative medicine: shopping for health in post-modern times
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(p. 151) Complementary and alternative medicine: shopping for health in post-modern times
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Adrian Furnham

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10.1093/med:psych/9780198530343.003.0009
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date: 17 April 2021

This chapter looks at the philosophy and beliefs behind complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and contrasts them with the approach of orthodox medicine (OM). It discusses the psychology of CAM, what it is, how it works, who seeks it, and how it is different from OM.

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