Session: Introduction to and Considerations in Complementary and Alternative Therapies (CAM)
4107.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Introduction to and Considerations in Complementary and Alternative Therapies (CAM)
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Withdrawn -- Adaptations of Ayurvedic medicine and the changing "person" in India and the US
Manasi A. Tirodkar, MA
Board 1Changes in prevalence of use of 12 complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities among adult members of a large Northern California HMO, 1996 to 1999
Nancy P Gordon, ScD
Board 2Complementary and alternative medicine use in a community behavioral health center
Audrey J. Brooks, PhD, Sandra M. Gallagher, PhD
Board 3Primary care physicians' participatory decision-making style and communication about CAM
Betsy Lynn Sleath, PhD, Leigh Callahan, PhD, Shannon Currey, PhD, Robert F. Devellis, PhD, Jennifer Milan, MPH, Philip Sloane, MD
Board 4Reiki: Its effectiveness in healing
Patricia Ann Mc Partland, EdD, CHES
Board 5Aromatherapy: Its effectivenss in treating chronic diseases and depression
Patricia Ann Mc Partland, EdD, CHES
Board 6Defining spiritual health as foundational theory in promoting healthy lifestyles
Janet M. Kanter, PhD, MPH
Board 7Consumer information on complementary and alternative medicine, and the role of the Internet
Jennie Dalton Bowen, BS, Todd Wagner, PhD, Kate Bundorf, PhD, MBA, MPH, Sara Singer, MBA, Laurence Baker, PhD
Board 8Using social cognitive theory to develop an Internet-based yoga intervention for sustenance of yoga-related behaviors
Manoj Sharma, PhD
Board 9ABC codes for alternative medicine, nursing and other integrative healthcare practices: The missing link in the HIPAA code sets, the national health information infrastructure and cost-effective, evidence-based care
Connie L. Koshewa, CPM, MPH, Synthia L. Molina, MBA
Board 10Anticipation of complementary positive humor lifestyle behaviors decreases detrimental stress hormones and increases beta-endorphin prior to the actual experience: A metaphor for hope and health
Lee S Berk, DrPH, MPH, CHES, David, L Felten, MD, PhD
Organized by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices
Endorsed by:Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA; Chiropractic Health Care; Medical Care; Mental Health; Socialist Caucus

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA