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Holistic Medicine - Holistic Medicine Many people aren’t really aware of the benefits that holistic medicine can provide to ones stability as a healthy human being. According to holistic medicine, a good health state is achieved by gaining proper balance in life. It has successfully been a form to cure individuals by evolving from traditional techniques to a more easy way of achieving ones balance in health as well as in life. It can be seen in various ways as meditation used by the Buddhism religion, or as simple as yoga....   [tags: Holistic, medicine, Hippocrates]
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Holistic Medicine and Modern Medicine - ... Holism is a lifestyle approach. “The holistic healer recognizes that our discomforts or pains are merely symptoms of an imbalance (What is Holistic Healing, 2014).” This imbalance may be the result of lack of exercise, too little sleep, and an unhealthy diet to name a few. The imbalance may be the result of spiritual, emotional or mental needs not being met. The history of holism dates back to Socrates, Plato and Hippocrates. Hippocrates is considered the father of modern medicine. In 400 BC he was a physician in ancient Greece....   [tags: physical health, holism]
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Holistic Marketing in the 21st Century - Describe Holistic Marketing Actually, an individual might label holistic marketing, as a branding edifice that bring into line every necessary part together to build a lifelong reputation overall. However, holistic marketing is “similar to a shepherd gathering his sheep. As a business develops a marketing strategy, every division of a company must come together and certainly be sure that each department is taken into account. If the shepherd allows one sheep to go astray, the strategy will be imperfect, as though a significant section of the business was not considered in the bigger picture” (Hamilton, 2011)....   [tags: performance, relationship, realities]
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The Role of Touch in Holistic Nursing - Background Holistic nursing, CAM and the role of ‘touch’ The conception of holism for a person is to posit his/her body as a container for emotions and experiences (Sointu, 2013). Holistic care implies the meaning of both patients’ diagnosed illness and their overall wellness and life circumstances, which is also referred to as an array of ‘complementary and alternative therapies’ (Jaimet, 2012). Bishop & Lewith (2010) reviewed 110 articles and found that populations that have chorionic healthy conditions and have dissatisfaction towards conventional medicine, appear more likely to be CAM users; and the use of CAM is not necessarily confined within life-threatening diseases....   [tags: pressure, hand, tactile] 1440 words
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A Holistic Approach to Ambulatory Care - ... Use of Technology Technology has been adopted on a large scale in healthcare, especially as policy changes such as the HITECH act increasing funds and awareness of the need to implement Electronic Health Records (EHR’s). “Promoting consumer/patient access to and engagement with healthcare portals” (Sackett, 2013). The use of technology will enable patients to track important health information. This can be useful for patients changing primary care providers, meaning the redundant attempts to provide physician offices with past medical history can be eliminated....   [tags: hospitals, patients, apple] 1245 words
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Holistic Development Programs for Children - Nurturing our pupils – Holistic Development by Teo Chiang Yen Under the recommendation of Primary Education Review and Implementation (PERI) Committee in 2009, Ministry of Education and primary schools had since started their journey on Holistic Development for pupils. Different programs were launched and gradually introduced into the schools. Our class has discussed our views on the programs introduced and how different schools run the programs to nurture our pupils. Holistic Development programs have different focus....   [tags: Education, Teaching, Learning] 1006 words
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Holistic Medicine - My topic is about how holistic medicine is used. I became interested in this topic because all I knew about medicine was the modern western practices. As an occupation when I am older I would like to go into the medical field. This influenced me to want learn about what other medical treatments were used and then I learn what holistic medicine is. All I know about holistic medicine is that it is an alternative form of healing and incorporates the entire person. Also, I know that there are many different natural treatments that are incorporated into holistic remedies including acupuncture....   [tags: Health, Pharmacy]
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The Usefulness of a Holistic Model for Mental Health - In order to explain the experience of mental health, its complexity needs to be both understood and appreciated. There are diverse perspectives in mental health that are used for assessment, diagnosis and treatment. This essay will use the K272 Holistic Model to illustrate a framework that can help explain the experience of mental health. Alongside this model are the experiences of Hilary, a case study used within the course materials whose physical, psychological, emotional, social and spiritual/personal meaning dimensions reveal the factors that may have contributed to her mental distress (The Open University, 2010, p.31-51)....   [tags: assessment, diagnosis, treatment] 1623 words
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The Holistic Approach to Agile Information Systems - The Holistic Approach of Agile Information Systems When expressing the holistic approach of agile information systems applied to business, it becomes imperative that one addresses the specific framework toward the approach. Although, holistic in theory the specific framework for strategy itself must break down into independent strategies and examined as an ongoing whole. Take the company Amazon.com for example, their information system strategy combines the independent strategies of the framework however, they independently transpire and flow from one to another through a process of ever-changing information collaboration....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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My Holistic Approach to Teaching Reading - My methodology of teaching reading would be the Holistic approach. This approach includes whole language and look & say. I like that the emphasis is placed on teaching reading, writing, listening, and oral language. Emphasizing these skills gets students to maximize their comprehension of text, identify relevant and non-relevant information, and tolerate less than word-by-word comprehension. In the classroom I would place more emphasis on learning than on teaching so by taking the whole language approach, the assessment is continuous and takes many forms: I would collect daily performance samples or work; observe and record children’s behavior; audio and videotape them in different situat...   [tags: whole language, Look & Say]
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Holistic Nurse Self-Reflective Assessment - Holistic nursing to me is a practice of applying both subjective and objective patient assessment into the plan of care. Not only do we need to look at the physical condition of the patient, but also their social and environmental factors that influence their state of health. When this application process is incorporated into the patient plan of care, we are incorporating all aspects of the patient’s life that help define and create their ideal state of health. In review of several nursing theories discussed by Montgomery-Dossey and Keegan (2012), which incorporate the aspect of holistic nursing practice, I found that Jean Watson’s Theory of Transpersonal Caring was most closely linked to as...   [tags: healthcare profession, patient assessment]
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Use of Alternative or Holistic Therapies in Cancer Patients - ... Research Question and Variables One research question idea is, do age or gender factor in people using alternative or unconventional therapies to treat cancer. Another question could be, does socioeconomic status or family income play a part in people using alternative or unconventional therapies to treat cancer. The variables collected from the HINTS survey relate because they are all pertinent to the research questions at hand. Depending on how old or young someone is may affect their willingness or desire to use alternative or holistic methods of treatment and the same can be said of gender....   [tags: mental imagery and meditation, treatments]
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Holistic Health to Boost Your Well-Being - The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) has developed Aistear, a curriculum framework for children from birth to six years of age. This framework establishes principles and themes that are relevant in early childhood education and all early childhood services in Ireland work towards these principles and themes. Aistear was devised to support parents, early childhood practitioners and teachers in planning and providing enriching and enjoyable learning opportunities for children....   [tags: Healthy Lifestyle Essay]
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The Holistic Approach of Qi Exercise for Healthy Pregnant Women - The Holistic Approach of Qi Exercise for Healthy Pregnant Women Definition and Description Qi exercise is a holistic, traditional Chinese form of therapy that consists of a sequence of postures, breathing awareness, and meditation (Ji & Han, 2010). By practicing Qi exercise, Ji and Han (2010) state that one may be able to achieve improvement in physical strength and endurance, the ability to stay relaxed, and the mind’s sense of concentration and relaxation. It may be used as a gentle exercise intervention for women during their pregnancy (Ji & Han, 2010)....   [tags: research, interaction, therapy] 1451 words
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Acupuncture: The History and Practice of the Holistic Ancient Chinese Medicine - Ancient China was very well known for its universal inventions, with many uses in the modern world. Those inventions have vastly impacted the lives of thousands of people. One example of such a discovery is acupuncture. It has greatly improved the health of many individuals ever since its creation. Acupuncture is a form of holistic Ancient Chinese medicine. It is the technique of inserting and maneuvering fine filiform needles into specific areas of the body as pain relievers or for remedial purposes....   [tags: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, ] 659 words
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Holistic Approach to Nursing and Cultural Approach to Nursing - This paper will focus on the viewpoints of two influential nursing theorists, whom have helped to provide nurses and the public with insight on their understandings of each of the four concepts that make up the nursing metaparadigm. Through the exploration of both Roy's holistic approach to nursing and Leininger's cultural approach to nursing, I will be able to conclude my findings and produce a philosophy of nursing that is unique to my own ideas, values, and beliefs of what the metaparadigm of nursing represents to me....   [tags: nursing, nurses, roy model] 1716 words
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Holistic Treatment of ADD/ADHD - Holistic Treatment of ADD/ADHD Dear Mrs. Smith: I’m writing this letter to you because I am concerned about your daughter. Jane is often staring out the window and runs to it to get a closer look at the “cool” animal or insect. She often yells out the answer or “butts” in front of the other students because she can’t wait her turn like the other students. The hardest thing I’m dealing with is that Jane is constantly talking out-loud, fidgeting with her toys, and also she never sits still. I am concerned about her and I would like to have a conference with you to discuss having Jane tested for attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder....   [tags: Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder]
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Holistic Medicine - Holistic Medicine The notion of Holistic Medicine has been around for many years. But why now, has interest in this area skyrocketed. People are starting to prefer a more natural approach when it comes to healthcare. Holistic Health is actually an approach to life. Rather than focusing on illness or specific parts of the body, this ancient approach to health considers the whole person and how he or she interacts with his or her environment. It emphasizes the connection of mind, body, and spirit....   [tags: Papers] 686 words
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Holistic Medicine - Holistic Medicine Holistic Medicine, commonly referred to as “Alternative Medicine”, is a vast and rapidly growing new scientific field. It is derived mainly from ancient, traditional methods of healing that have often been practiced in the East for centuries. These include a variety of techniques from herbal healing to acupuncture to homeopathy to energy channeling. Due to the large number of methods that are covered by the term, there are various definitions of Holistic Medicine. However, all literature seems to agree that Alternative Medicine, is exactly what the name suggests: an ‘alternative’ approach to healing and medicine....   [tags: Papers] 788 words
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Holistic Therapy - How does Buddhism differ from Christianity. 1. There Is No God Void vs. Loving God (emptiness, apathy, ignorance) In Buddhist thought, there is no supreme being, no Creator, no omnipotent omnipresent God, no Loving Lord over his creation. Ultimate Reality is an impersonal Void or Emptiness (Sunyata). Only the Void is Permanent. To a Buddhist, saying that God exists is like saying that the Void exists. Saying that God is loving and desires relationship with us is saying God is Ignorance since all desire comes from ignorance....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Holistic Design - Holistic Design Thesis: Design is the root of action; if we can creatively construct our products and systems with purpose and understanding of the processes and side effects of these systems, we can improve our relationship to the natural world. Introduction to Industrial Design Our modern lives are full of manufactured products. Nearly everything that surrounds us in our day-to-day lives is born of intense industrial processes, yet rarely do we think of the systems that support our lifestyles....   [tags: Industry Industrial Essays]
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Holistic Medicine - Holistic Medicine Millions of people around the world are living with pain that could be prevented with the use of alternative therapies. As a result many of these people use harmful or ineffective drugs and surgeries in an attempt to cure their ailments. With a steady schedule of massage therapy, acupuncture, and healthy foods, people can lead a healthy and invigorating life without drugs or surgery. During the time of the ancient Roman gladiators, massage therapy was used to treat everything from headaches to sports injures on them....   [tags: essays papers]
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The Holistic Assessment of a Patient Admitted to a Hospital - The purpose of this essay is to describe the holistic assessment of a 66 year old male patient who has been admitted to hospital for bowel surgery following the diagnosis of a cancerous tumor. The operation will result in the patient having a part of his bowel removed after which the patient will require a colostomy bag for the elimination of feces (see patient profile in appendix 1 for further details). A Pseudonym will be used to protect the patient’s confidentiality and he will be referred to as ‘Peter’ in this essay which is in line with the nurses’ code of conduct guidelines (NMC 2002)....   [tags: Nursing Medical Papers Surgery] 2682 words
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College English - A Holistic Dialogue with Myself - College English - A Holistic Dialogue with Myself The air was crisp and filled with the promise of snow. My first day of my first semester, I ran hurriedly upon the main thoroughfares of University Park, campus short cuts and walkways were yet unknown. Stopping occasionally, I took a knee, pulled out my highlighted map, and felt compelled to take an azimuth. Snow fell around me; my water tube dripped slowly; my muskrat hat caught the flakes within the fine bristles of the visor. Aviation glasses plastered to my face and cargo pockets bulging with my keys, student schedule, rolled up map, and glasses case, I stood up quickly and ran for class....   [tags: Teaching Writing Education] 1376 words
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The Embodiment Theoroy, Holistic Approach and Breast Cancer in the South African Context - THE EMBODIMENT THEORY, THE HOLISTIC APPROACH AND BREAST CANCER IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CONTEXT In this paper I will discuss, in some brief length and detail, a few ways in which the perspective of embodiment, using the four bodies of the SOCL1016 course, enables doctors (including the many other types of health care practitioners) and patients to better comprehend and holistically intervene in cases of cancer of the breast. I will also attempt to outline some of the strengths and the weaknesses, if not the challenges, of the theory of embodiment via the referral to South African and generic examples mentioned in various readings, articles and those of the guest lecturer, Renee Van der Wiel (Ap...   [tags: Burden, Disease, Patients]
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How a Holistic Model Might Help in Explaining the Experience of Mental Health - What would be the benefits and drawbacks for Bronwyn, whose story was featured in Unit 2, of being assessed as having a psychiatric disorder. To be assessed as having a psychiatric disorder requires medical diagnosis, either from a doctor or a mental health practitioner. A treatment plan will be offered if a diagnosis is made that may include medication and a care plan. Bronwyn is an example of someone who is not classified with a psychiatric disorder, yet is questioning her mental health as life has become unmanageable and overwhelming (The Open University, 2008)....   [tags: psychiatric disorder diagnosis, Bronwyn] 1576 words
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Nursing Must be Both Scientific and Spiritual - Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality… The notion that science and spirituality are somehow mutually exclusive does a disservice to both. —Carl Sagan As nursing advances, it is continuously regarded solely as a field of medical science. Sagan—a renowned American astronomer, astrophysicist, and cosmologist—asserts that spirituality and science cannot only coexist but are compatible, an often debated opinion. He ascertains that science is a source of spirituality rather than a separate entity....   [tags: christian, holistic, religion] 653 words
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Alternative Medicine is Better than Modern Medicine - Over the centuries, several treatment methods have been utilized by humans for remedy diseases when they caught. Two of them are modern medicine and traditional medicine. Traditional medicine, which is also called alternative treatment, is older than modern medicine. This effective treatment had been used for many centuries before modern medicine was found. On the contrary, modern medicine has been used since the 1900’s (Lyons). In this system, drugs’ tests are carefully done in the safe laboratories, and their side effects are identified before they are given to the patient....   [tags: treatment methods, holistic doctors]
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Dr. Katharine Kolcaba and Jean Watson’s Theories on Personal Nursing Philosophy - The purpose of this paper is to define, describe, and explain the thoughts, feelings and beliefs of the author in regard to the philosophy of nursing practice. Philosophy is the study of ideas about knowledge, truth, nature, and meaning of a subject Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, (n.d.). I will address the four concepts of the nursing metaparadigm and the relationships of each as they guide my practice as a nurse. This concept synthesis paper will address the personal nursing autobiography, two practice specific concepts, and a list of propositions and assumption statements that clearly connect the described concepts....   [tags: nurse practitioner, holistic approach, ]
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Use of Saw Palmetto in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia - Holistic and natural medicine dates far back in history, but has recently re-emerged as a very popular alternative to prescription medication. Many decide to use natural remedies, such as dietary supplements, to avoid the high cost and extensive list of unwanted side effects of prescription medications, but these alternatives are not always an effective equivalent. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not regulate holistic medicine such as dietary supplements, which pose concerns about the content and efficacy of the active ingredient.5 It is very difficult to standardize herbal remedies because herbs are usually complex mixtures and the constituents responsible for the claimed effect...   [tags: holistic, natural medicine, symptoms]
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Better Health and Long Life Through Traditional Chinese Medicine - ... The common allegories for this phenomenon are the sunny and shady sides of one hill or mountain, the sun and the moon, or fire and water. The idea is that many ailments stem from an imbalance of these two parts. The healing remedies seek to introduce harmony to the imbalanced area and thus remedy the ailment. Yin is the side that concerns itself with water and coolness. Yang is the side that controls fire. Colds, flus and issues commonly concerned with congestion and upper respiratory are associated with Yin - too much cold and/or water and are treated with warming remedies such as hot, dry saunas, boiled herb teas, and the application of heat to specific parts of the body (moxibustion)....   [tags: holistic and spirituality, efficacy] 675 words
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Benjamin Bloom Created Bloom's Taxonomy to Guide Educators - Education and the theory of mastery learning were not just ideas for Benjamin Bloom. This American educational psychologist believed that higher understanding and mastery learning would be achieved through three domains developed for educators to set for their students known as Bloom’s Taxonomy. Benjamin S. Bloom was born February 21, 1913 in a small community just outside Lansford, Pennsylvania. Bloom had an unquenchable curiosity towards the world. Benjamin was a prodigious reader and a very accurate researcher....   [tags: learning, domains, holistic] 1813 words
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The Internal Grammar of a Language - Any piece of human creation or human endowment gets its glamour from its structure, system and functional value. The internal grammar of a language is captured properly only when the linguist-grammarian or the teacher-grammarian first understands the ingredients that give grammar its glamour. We need not forget that ‘glamour’ is actually an alternate spelling of grammar Whether we are dealing with the architecture of synchronic grammar (Halliday and Mathiessen 2004) or the architecture of diachronic grammar (Vesser 1973) or the genesis of Syntactic Complexity (Givon 2009) or even the neurological bases of language (Ramachandran 2010), we do need to handle all the three...   [tags: glamour, holistic perception, structure]
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Alternative Medicine and Conventional Western Medicine - Side Effects Ross defines and differentiates between the terms healing and curing. She recognizes the fact that healing and curing are very intertwined and it can be hard to distinguish between the two terms. There are differences between the definitions in scholarly and general settings. She references an ethnographic study of healing versus curing conducted by anthropologists Andrew Strathern and Pamela Stewart in 1999 with native groups in New Guinea. The results of the study looked at how energy used by the different types of tribal healers to either cure or heal a patient....   [tags: holistic approach, healing, curing]
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The Anthropological Key to Sustainable Development - I. Introduction Development is for people, of people, and by people. Literature on development studies notes that the discussion has evolved from the economic aspect to a holistic approach on the issue. Debates on the issue seem to answer an aspect of man–the basic needs approach sees development in satisfying his material needs while the capability approach sees development in expanding man’s ability to be the steward of his own development. Both approaches in themselves are valuable, but both have to be considered with the knowledge that man is at the center of development....   [tags: education in freedom, holistic approach] 2723 words
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Florence Nightingale: Nursing Theoretical Works - Knowing nursing theoretical works helps nurses to contribute to the quality of holistic approach in nursing process. Nightingale’s theoretical work (1969) Notes on Nursing: What It Is and What Is Not focused more on patients and environment (Bolton, 2014). She developed 13 concepts, called canons for creating a healthy environment for patients. Two of them, chattering hopes and advices and observation of the sick, will guide me to assess Mr. D’s situation described in the attached appendix and how these canons connect to College Nurses of Ontario (CNO) (2009) Ethics concerning the client choice and limit to client choice and Registered Nurses Association of Ontario’s (RNAO) (2006) value reg...   [tags: holistic care, patients care]
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The Battle of the Doctors - When hearing the word “doctor”, what do you think of. Most people would assume that it refers to a Medical Doctor. However, there is another type of physician that people do not seem to be familiar with, and that is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. Medical Doctors, or M.D.s, practice conventional allopathic medicine. Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, or D.O.s, practice more of an uncommon holistic type of medicine. Although Medical Doctors and Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine have similar educational backgrounds, Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine have healthier treatment methods and more comprehensive relationships with their patients....   [tags: holistic, medicine, relationships, treatment]
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Family at the Bedside - Discussion of family presence during invasive procedures has been ongoing for many years. Some healthcare organizations have instituted policies to allow family members to be present during invasive procedures, which they would previously forbid during these procedures. Attitudes of healthcare provider’s differ drastically. (MacLean et al., 2003) This paper will illustrate the important benefits of having a family member present during these procedures. Terms used in this search includes: Pro family at bedside, Importance of family at bedside invasive procedure, Family centered car in the operating room and position statement on Family presence....   [tags: Health, Spirituality and Holistic Care] 1447 words
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Psychology of Addiction - Psychology of Addiction The Holistic Approach to Addiction As with any other disease, drug addiction causes stress and breaks down the body immune system. Not only does drug addiction break the body immunes system down but it also decreases brain function. In the book addiction treatment a strengths perspective, the authors Wormer and Davis stated, “Other remedies directed toward the physical side of drug use are more natural, holistic approaches. These include various herbal remedies, acupuncture, massage, hypnosis, and biofeedback.” (Pg 204) In my opinion, the holistic approach can be very practical for treating the disease of addiction because it will help people gain the proper bala...   [tags: drugs, treatment, holistic] 587 words
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Cultural Differences and Cognition Explaining Human Behavior - In another case, Na et al. (2013) conducted a study to test whether individuals would favor those who reasoned in a culturally representative way over those who did not. They found interesting results between Koreans and Americans. The first study demonstrated that in Korea holistic thinkers were favored more compared to Americans who favored analytical thinkers. In the second study, they found that Koreans preferred to seek advice regarding their social problems from those who held a holistic perspective and considered them to be wiser, while Americans sought advice from analytical thinkers because they considered them to think more rationally....   [tags: causal attribution,holistic and analytical thinker]
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A Personal Decription of Nursing - The intent of this paper is to address my personal description of nursing. Throughout this paper, I will discuss how nursing is applied through uniqueness to healthcare, profession, caring, and mission. I will also include theorists who I will apply to my own practice along with my personal experiences and opinions. Nursing’s Uniqueness to the Health Care Industry Nursing is unique to the healthcare industry because nurses use a holistic approach. Holistic care involves caring for patients as a whole, with an awareness of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions and needs (Crawford, 2010)....   [tags: holistic care, healthcare industry, nursing]
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Holistic Urban Initiatives: Curitiba, Brazil - Introduction Curitiba is globally recognized for its innovative urban strategies that have allowed the city to grow in a controlled and socially equitable manner. The unique political culture that drove the sweeping changes in Curitiba can be best described as a benevolent authoritarian regime. An authoritarian style of governance is not typically associated with comprehensive and inclusive urban planning, however the cast of characters that set the stage for comprehensive development worked as a collective group, compromised of likeminded individuals that set goals based on the expressed needs of the population as the primary driving force behind policy decisions....   [tags: Jaime Lerner]
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Ayurveda: Lifestyle Choices that Lead to a Better Way of Life - Introduction Ayurveda is a Lifestyle system that encompasses the wellness of mind, body, and spirit in its attempts to achieve this wellness the vitalization well extends into every cell in your body. Therefore, it has an effect on every aspect of your life. For over five thousand years the knowledge from teacher to student, and the wisdom of the natural life styles revealed in Ayurvedic medicine, are understood once an individual embraces a life closer to nature through holistic health choices designed to support them from birth to death....   [tags: mind, body, spirit, wellness, health, holistic]
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Integrating Holistic Modalities into Native American Alcohol Treatment - Alcoholism is identified by severe dependence or addiction and cumulative patterns of characteristic behaviors. An alcoholic’s frequent intoxication is obvious and destructive; interfering with the ability to socialize and work. These behavior patterns may lead to loss of work and relationships (Merck, 1999). Strong evidence suggests that alcoholism runs in families (Schuckit, 2009). According to a study published by Schuckit (1999) monozygotic twins were at a significantly higher risk of alcoholism if one twin was an alcoholic....   [tags: Native Americans ]
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Transcultural Nursing - Introduction Diversity of the world’s population has reached a point where it is vital to address and more importantly to understand, the ever growing challenge that transcultural nursing poses to the nursing profession. Addressing this issue avoids discrimination and promotes equality within holistic nursing practice in order to meet patients’ needs. Health care professionals should be qualified to deliver, on a daily basis, proficient care and sensitive skilled communication to culturally different individuals (Maier-Lorentz, 2008)....   [tags: cultural competency, holistic nursing practice]
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The Benefits of Interactive Medicine - Magic goes beyond the reach of a wand. It is when it jumps out of the trick when it gets far more complex, but also far more natural. Magic lies within the confines of people’s bodies in a mysterious and sometimes underestimated place: the human mind. As any other superhero, the mind constantly faces enemies who try to change its focus and narrow its range of thought. The mind uses all its powers to defend its principles, but sometimes the battles get bitter, as it is forced to overcome a local enemy....   [tags: holistic and alternative approaches to health] 1993 words
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Holistics Ways of Bringing Patience Relief Using Alternative Medicine - There are many ways to treat different illnesses in western medicine, but there are even more when we look into complementary alternative medicine. As nurses, we can help our patients achieve the balance of mind-body-spirit through alternative holistic interventions. Our main focus as nurses should be to heal our patients as a whole and not just the body how western medicine looks at patients. The purpose of this paper is to discuss holistic ways of bringing our patients relief using alternative medicine....   [tags: passionflower, zen yoga, anxiety]
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UNESCO's Four Pillars of Learning Applied - ... This will be further discussed below. The field study conducted for this report was performed in Stockholm, Sweden. The Company is a Nordic international construction company, and a leader in its industry. With group sales of SEK 57 billion in 2012 and approximately 18,000 employees, the Company is well-known in its industry for its high code of conduct and a strong sense of responsibility for its employees, a high degree of social awareness and awareness of its contribution concerning global issues....   [tags: hollistic and sustainable approach]
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Health and Wellbeing - ... There is a wide range of major genetic, social and environmental factors which influence the health and wellbeing of children in today’s society. According to The Marmot Review (2011) the more deprived the area or district which a child lives in, the more likely it is to have social and environmental problems resulting in risks to their health. Factors such as inadequate housing, high rates of crime, the availability and location of services available to provide support, employment and education opportunities, pollution, lack of safe places to play and the types of people living within an area are all influential in effecting the health and wellbeing of a child....   [tags: positive, negative and hollistic approaches] 2108 words
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Acupuncture For Chronic Pain - Recently, many studies have shown that continuing pain has a significant effect on work and daily life (RFRSNC). Chronic pain resulting from physical trauma, disease or injury, or having an unknown aetiology, may have a substantial effect on patients’ lives. Many have to give up work permanently, abandon potentially satisfying physical and social activities, or withdraw from contact with friends and family. In addition to these problems for the patients themselves, chronic pain is likely to cause financial difficulties and create distress for other family members....   [tags: hollistic medicine, informative] 810 words
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