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xxxi, 255 pages ; 23 cm
Psychology in the Light of the East presents fresh insights into integral psychology, incorporating the reason of Western psychology together with the holistic outlook of Eastern wisdom. Borden examines the philosophy, mysticism, and psychology of both East and West to convey how they reflect the evolution of consciousness. Grounded in a theoretical framework, this text includes valuable techniques for application and invites readers on a journey of self-knowledge and self-mastery, providing practitioners as well as general readers with the tools for great personal and professional development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442260269 20170717
Green Library
xii, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • The first adjustment
  • A magnetic healer in Iowa
  • From vital magnetism to vertebral vitalism
  • On the frontier of the new profession
  • Chiropractors on parade
  • History repeats
  • The world of chiropractic.
Chiropractic is by far the most common form of alternative medicine in the United States today, but its fascinating origins stretch back to the battles between science and religion in the nineteenth century. At the center of the story are chiropractic's colorful founders, D. D. Palmer and his son, B. J. Palmer, of Davenport, Iowa, where in 1897 they established the Palmer College of Chiropractic. Holly Folk shows how the Palmers' system depicted chiropractic as a conduit for both material and spiritualized versions of a "vital principle, " reflecting popular contemporary therapies and nineteenth-century metaphysical beliefs, including the idea that the spine was home to occult forces. The creation of chiropractic, and other Progressive-era versions of alternative medicine, happened at a time when the relationship between science and religion took on an urgent, increasingly competitive tinge. Many remarkable people, including the Palmers, undertook highly personal reinterpretations of their physical and spiritual worlds. In this context, Folk reframes alternative medicine and spirituality as a type of populist intellectual culture in which ideologies about the body comprise a highly appealing form of cultural resistance.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781469632797 20170530
Green Library
1 streaming video file (52 min.) : digital, sound, color
Many African AIDS patients consult with traditional faith healers for their medical care. Confusion abounds between those who ease the distress of the AIDS victims, and those who profit from their suffering.
173 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
x, 397 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Chapter One. Following Nature's Path and Botanic HealingChapter Two. Spokes of a Wheel: The Healing Systems of NaturopathyChapter Three. "Nature Takes the Right Road": Naturopathic PhilosophyChapter Four. Louisa Stroebele Lust, Benedict Lust, and Their Yungborn SanatoriumChapter Five. Women, Naturopathy, and PowerChapter Six. Culture Wars: Ideology, Social Trends, and Competition for ClientsChapter Seven. Medical Monsters: Vivisection and VaccinationChapter Eight. Legal Battles: Democracy or Autocracy?Chapter Nine. Professionalizing and Defining the Nature CureChapter Ten. Deepening Divides, 1945-1969Chapter Eleven. The 1970s and Beyond: Cultural Critique and Holistic Health.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781421419039 20160619
An alternative medical system emphasizing prevention through healthy living, positive mind-body-spirit strength, and therapeutics to enhance the body's innate healing processes, naturopathy has gained legitimacy in recent years. In Nature's Path-the first comprehensive book to examine the complex history and culture of American naturopathy-Susan E. Cayleff tells the fascinating story of the movement's nineteenth-century roots. While early naturopaths were sometimes divided by infighting, they all believed in the healing properties of water, nutrition, exercise, the sun, and clean, fresh air. Their political activism was vital to their professional formation: they loathed the invasive, depletive practices of traditional medicine and protested against medical procedures that addressed symptoms rather than disease causes while resisting processed foods, pharmaceuticals, environmental toxins, and atomic energy. Cayleff describes the development of naturopathy's philosophies and therapeutics and details the efforts of its proponents to institutionalize the field. She recognizes notable naturopathic leaders, explores why women doctors, organizers, teachers, and authors played such a strong role in the movement, and identifies countercultural views-such as antivivisection, antivaccination, and vegetarianism-held by idealistic naturopaths from 1896 to the present. Nature's Path tracks a radical cultural critique, medical system, and way of life that links body, soul, mind, and daily purpose. It is a must-read for historians of medicine and scholars in women's studies and political history, as well as for naturopaths and all readers interested in alternative medicine.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781421419039 20160619
Green Library
xv, 611 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xxii, 504 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Autobiography of a spiritual healer from Mizoram, India.
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xii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
In 1895, an extraordinarily enigmatic faith healer emerged in the American West. An Alsatian immigrant and former cobbler, Francis Schlatter looked like popular depictions of Jesus, and it was said that his very touch could heal everything from migraines and arthritis to blindness and cancer. First in Albuquerque, and then in Denver, thousands flocked to him, hoping to receive his healing touch. Schlatter accepted no money for his work, behaved modestly, fasted heavily, and treated everyone, from wealthy socialites to impoverished immigrants, equally. He quickly captured national attention, and both the sick hoping to be cured and reporters hoping to expose a fraud hurried to Denver to see the celebrated healer. By November of 1895, it is estimated that Schlatter was treating thousands of people every day, and the neighborhood in which he was staying was overrun with the sick and lame, their families, reporters from across the country, and hucksters hoping to make a quick buck off the local attention. Then, one night, Schlatter simply vanished. Eighteen months later, his skeleton was reportedly found on a mountainside in Mexico's Sierra Madre range, finally bringing Schlatter's great healing ministry to an end. Or did it? Within hours of the announcement of Schlatter's found remains, a long-haired man emerged in Cleveland to say that he was Francis Schlatter, and the next twenty-five years, several others claimed to be Denver's great healer. In The Vanishing Messiah, a modern researcher painstakingly pieces together evidence from letters, newspaper reports, hospital records, mug shots, and published reminiscences of the healer to find out what really happened to Francis Schlatter after he left Denver in the middle of the night in November 1895. In doing so, David N. Wetzel uncovers a historical puzzle of lies, deception, and betrayal, and offers a tantalizing look into a nineteenth-century messiah and his twentieth-century reincarnations-one of whom may have been the healer himself.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781609384234 20160704
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green Library
399 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Green Library
108 pages ; 21 cm
  • Vorwort der Herausgeber
  • Einleitung
  • Zum Aufbau der Arbeit
  • Skizze vom Leben und Werk Mary Baker Eddys
  • Ihr Leben in Kurzform
  • Ihr Leben als Frau im viktorianischen Zeitalter
  • Das Geschlecht Gottes und die Auswirkungen der Christlichen Wissenschaft auf Eddys Zeitgenossinnen
  • Eddys Offenbarungserlebnis
  • Worum es in der Christlichen Wissenschaft geht
  • Der Wissenschaftsbegriff der Christlichen Wissenschaft
  • Kontexte des Essays
  • Die Trilogie "Heilung durch den Geist"
  • Der Essay über Franz Anton Mesmer
  • Der Essay über Mary Baker Eddy
  • Der Essay über Freud
  • Zusammenfassung des Essays über Eddy
  • Konflikte und Konkurrenzverhältnisse
  • Konkurrierende Wissenssysteme
  • Konkurrierende Emanzipationsbewegungen
  • Zweigs literarisch-psychologische Methode
  • Das Grundmotiv des Essays : die Hysterie
  • Die Hysterie in der Geschichte
  • Zweigs Bild von Eddy als Hysterikerin
  • Hysterie und Sexualität
  • Besessenheit
  • Willenskraft
  • Lüge und Imitation
  • Geltungssucht
  • Sich vor Pflichten und Verantwortung drücken
  • Noch ein Wort zum Frauenbild
  • Zweig über Eddys Begegnung mit Quimby
  • Eddys Begegnung mit Quimby in den Biographien
  • Zweigs Interpretation der Begegnung
  • Bezug zur Hysterie und zum Frauenbild
  • Zweig über Eddys Lehre
  • Science and Health : schwindelerregend
  • Was Zweig nicht erkannte
  • Zweig über Eddys Umgang mit Geld und Macht
  • Assimilation und Oberflächlichkeit
  • Scheinheiligkeit : Geld und Religion
  • Geldgier und Geiz
  • Geltungssucht und Macht
  • Schlusswort
  • Anmerkungen und Literaturhinweise.
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1 online resource (220 pages)
During Kaiser Wilhelm II's reign, nature gained a role of central importance to the German national experience. From medical cosmologies and reform-initiatives to consumer practices and lifestyle choices, the appeal of nature transcended individual differences of class or political party. In this pioneering study, Avi Sharma shows how nature, health, and the body became essential ways of negotiating real and imagined social and political problems. Using interpretive methods drawn from the history of science and science studies, Sharma shows how popular health and hygiene movements shaped German ideas about progress and modernity, nature, health, and the body.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780875807041 20160619
xiv, 353 p. : ill., ports.
  • Methodologies to Measure Cognition in Natural Medicine Trials Natural Substances as Treatments for Age-Related Cognitive Declines-- Keith A. Wesnes Measuring and Interpreting the Efficacy of Nutraceutical Interventions for Age-Related Cognitive Decline-- Andrew Pipingas and David Camfield Vitamins and Nutrients Actions of N-Acetylcysteine in the Central Nervous System-- David Camfield Neurocognition and Micronutrients in the Elderly-- Helen MacPherson Lipoic Acid as an Anti-Inflammatory and Neuroprotective Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease-- Annette Maczurek, Lezanne Ooi, Mili Patel, and Gerald Munch Metabolic Agents and Cognitive Function-- Lauren Owen Vitamins, Cognition, and Mood in Healthy Nonelderly Adults-- Crystal F. Haskell and David O. Kennedy Essential Fatty Acids and Neurocognition Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Behavior-- Philippa Jackson Omega 3 Fatty Acids-- Joanne Bradbury Herbal Medicines and Neurocognition Chinese Medicine Used to Treat Dementia-- Dennis Chang, Ben Colagiuri, and Rong Luo Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG) and Cognitive Function-- Melissa Finn, Andrew Scholey, Andrew Pipingas, and Con Stough Assessing the Utility of Bacopa monnieri to Treat the Neurobiological and Cognitive Processes Underpinning Cognitive Aging-- Con Stough, Vanessa Cropley, Matthew Pase, and Andrew Scholey The Memory-Enhancing and Associated Effects of a Bacosides-Enriched Standardized Extract of Bacopa monniera (BESEB-CDRI-08)-- Hemant K. Singh Botanical Anxiolytics, Antidepressants, and Hypnotics-- Jerome Sarris Huperzine A-- Andrea Zangara Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781439893623 20160612
Great strides have been made in the field of natural medicine with respect to neurocognition. Once limited to the province of niche publications, these discoveries are now routinely explored in mainstream psychopharmacology, neuroscience, nutrition, and medical journals. Now presented in one convenient volume, Advances in Natural Medicines, Nutraceuticals and Neurocognition reflects the breadth and depth of recent advances in this area. The editors of this volume are affiliated with one of the leading research centers in this area. Bringing together the work of contributors from around the globe, this book examines: * The application of cognitive batteries to capture small changes in cognition due to herbal and supplement administration * Recent methodological developments related to cognitive aging * Neurocognitive effects of isolated compounds, including N-acetylcysteine and lipoic acid * The effect of supplementation with multivitamins on cognitive health * The impact of agents that improve metabolic activity in the context of neurocognitive function * The extent to which essential fatty acids, and in particular omega-3s, can improve cognitive function * The application of Chinese medicine in the context of dementia-including herbal extracts, acupuncture, and other approaches * Mechanistic and efficacy studies associated with chronic administration of the Indian herb Bacopa monnieri (BM) * The efficacy of herbal abstracts in the treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, and insomnia * The Chinese club moss alkaloid Huperzine A, its mechanisms of action, and its potential in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related conditions With more than 50 percent of the population taking some sort of natural medicine supplement, the industry is worth tens of billions of dollars per year. This book assembles recent research to assist researchers in further studies on these ubiquitous supplements and their effect on intelligence, memory, cognition, and brain functioning.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781439893623 20160612
1 online resource (xxviii, 275 p.) : Ill.
  • Foreword Preface Manual muscle testing - a modern diagnostic tool Therapeutic considerations The muscles [95 in total] Neurovascular reflex points of the muscles of the skull Anterior neurolymphatic reflex zones of the muscles Posterior neurolymphatic reflex zones of the muscles Nerves of the brachial plexus and nerve bottlenecks Nerves of the lumbosacral plexus and nerve bottlenecks Muscles - organ (meridian) - relation to nutrients References and further reading.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780702037399 20160611
Classic manual muscle testing has been shown to be an invaluable clinical tool in evaluating muscle function and for the assessment of patient recovery from neuromuscular dysfunction. Advances in Professional Applied Kinesiology (PAK) have 'fine tuned' traditional understanding to bring muscle testing into another dimension. Many of the diagnostic bonds of the past have been broken, allowing for an unsurpassed range in functional diagnoses. An extremely sensitive tool, PAK muscle testing allows the clinician to evaluate a much wider array of complex systems (cranial nerve problems, joint receptor abnormalities, and acupuncture meridian imbalances) than can be made using the classic testing methods. The English language edition of this highly successful handbook has been specially prepared for the international reader. The most up-to-date PAK tests are described as well as myofascial stretch testing and post-isometric relaxation techniques. The handbook carefully explains testing procedures for almost 100 individual muscles; many more than are found in other texts on the subject. In a unique, quick reference approach, the book not only reviews muscle anatomy and physiology, but also offers many clinical pearls with regard to possible causes of muscle dysfunction. Accompanied by a wealth of illustrations, the book is clearly written in a user-friendly 'double page' design that maximizes understanding.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780702037399 20160611
137 p. : ill., ports.
323 p.;
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xvi, 265 p.
  • pt. 1. Talking to myself across the table
  • pt. 2. Fear : the guardian with two faces
  • pt. 3. Tracking the truth
  • pt. 4. Heal thyself.
677 pages : color illustrations, color portraits ; 27 cm
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235 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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