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Topic: Social Support and Gender Differences as Correlates of Self-Esteem: Implications for Improving Health among Patients Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

Dennis Uba Donald, Owoseni Sulaiman Kayode, Job D. E.
2020 Sumerianz journal of social science  
The dimensions of social support were measured using scale of Perceived Social Support Assessment and self-esteem was measured using the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale.  ...  In order to determine the extent and direction of associations among the study variables, Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC) analysis was conducted.  ...  Acknowledgements I acknowledged the respondents for providing the study data and the authors and publishers whose works were consulted.  ... 
doi:10.47752/sjss.312.171.176 fatcat:qqx2xfn7o5debn7foxbcp4foty

Charms and Prayers in Medieval Medical Theory and Practice

L. T. Olsan
2003 Social history of medicine  
It locates the rationale for the inclusion of verbal therapy as acceptable forms of experimenta and empirica within the scholastic medical discourse of the period.  ...  Finally, the article surveys the charms and prayers found in Gilbertus, Gaddesden, Arderne, and Fayreford, with a view to describing the genre, considering the types of medical conditions for which they  ...  I am grateful to the reviewers for Social History of Medicine for their valuable comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1093/shm/16.3.343 fatcat:fsiiqpgoenflrodnnyifzsxg2e

Medical pluralism in a Dong Village, Southwestern China

Chengpu Yu
2021 International Journal of Anthropology and Ethnology  
Second, plural medical care systems are in a state of symbiosis, which is dynamically compatible with local disease classifications.  ...  AbstractSince Charles Leslie introduced the concept of "medical pluralism" in the early 1970s, there has been a steady stream of research in this domain.  ...  For quite a long period after the founding of New China, the dominant medical treatment in the village remained herbal medicine.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41257-021-00042-9 fatcat:2gsqfrimnje47jwzl44ifs3d2i

Clinical reasoning in traditional medicine exemplified by the clinical encounter of Korean Medicine: a narrative review

Tae-hun Kim, Terje Alraek, Zhao-Xiang Bian, Stephen Birch, Mark Bovey, Juah Lee, Myeong Soo Lee, Nicola Robinson, Christopher Zaslawski
2020 Integrative Medicine Research  
This may have similarities with similar approaches used in Traditional Korean Medicine (TKM).  ...  This article analyses the Jinchal process using theoretical concepts from four authentic KM schools of clinical reasoning which are currently used in contemporary practice.  ...  Acknowledgment The basic idea of this manuscript was originally presented in the 2015 International pattern identification network group (i-PING) meeting and this article was prepared after supplementing  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.imr.2020.100641 pmid:33384923 pmcid:PMC7772549 fatcat:quevf4bpdngr3p4as3gucyojjm

The role of traditional healers in tooth extractions in Lekie Division, Cameroon

Ashu M Agbor, Sudeshni Naidoo, Awono M Mbia
2011 Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine  
Traditional healers (TH) use herbs and crude un-sterilized instruments and tools for the tooth extraction procedure.  ...  The extraction of the teeth by traditional healers in Cameroon is an established cultural practice in the central region of the Cameroon.  ...  Author details 1 Department of Community Dentistry, University of the Western Cape, Tygerberg, South Africa. 2 Department of Dentistry. Regional Hospital, Bamenda, Cameroon.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1746-4269-7-15 pmid:21624132 pmcid:PMC3126694 fatcat:t2uja73jt5df7o6er5hum35mae

Long-Term Effects of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Hypnotherapy in Patients with Severe Endometriosis – a Retrospective Evaluation

Karin Meissner, Barbara Böhling, Annemaria Schweizer-Arau
2010 Forschende Komplementärmedizin  
using pain medication had decreased from 38 to 19 (from 81% to 40%). 17 out of the 31 women trying for a pregnancy (55%) showed a total of 21 births at follow-up.  ...  In this retrospective study we aimed to assess the effectiveness of a combined therapy of Traditional Chinese medicine and hypnotherapy (systemic autoregulation therapy, SART) as a novel treatment for  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank all patients for their assurance and the opening of their feelings during therapy.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000322890 pmid:21196745 fatcat:cv2usvvzcjeojl7vkquucgxxsm

Five-year outcomes of western mental health training for Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners

Tai Pong Lam, Ki Yan Mak, Kwok Fai Lam, Hoi Yan Chan, Kai Sing Sun
2016 BMC Psychiatry  
The findings are useful for designing similar trainings on complementary and alternative medicine practitioners in other countries.  ...  In Hong Kong, 15 % of the general public consult Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners regularly for their primary health care needs.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank participants of the Postgraduate Community Psychological Medicine Programme for Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners for completing the questionnaire  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12888-016-1080-6 pmid:27784273 pmcid:PMC5081669 fatcat:p2avf3a25nh6ta42o55r5j4ypq

Study protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled 12-week pilot phase II trial of Sailuotong (SLT) for cognitive function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment

Genevieve Z. Steiner, Alan Bensoussan, Jianxun Liu, Mark I. Hohenberg, Dennis H. Chang
2018 Trials  
Currently, there are no pharmaceutical therapies approved by the US Federal Drug Administration for MCI.  ...  There is a need to test and evaluate new and promising treatments for MCI that target multiple aspects of the syndrome's multi-faceted pathophysiology.  ...  Evidence suggests that a number of medicinal herbs, including Ginkgo biloba (ginkgo), Panax ginseng (ginseng), and Crocus sativus (saffron), may aid in the treatment of cognitive impairment [22] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13063-018-2912-0 fatcat:xyg2yaylafbozgvop7rv2zowaq

The medical perspective on burnout

Tamar Kakiashvili, Jerzy Leszek, Krzysztof Rutkowski
2013 International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health  
The cost-effective evaluation of adrenal hormones via saliva samples by a primary care physician may significantly alter the course of therapy in numerous chronic disease patients.  ...  Objective: The aim of this study was to review recent medical findings related to burnout, its diagnosis, treatment, characteristic pathophysiological features, and preventive measures.  ...  The "worn-out" burnout subtype is determined by the rigidity of the organizational structure of an individual's workplace and is characterized by the lack of control over results, lack of recognition for  ... 
doi:10.2478/s13382-013-0093-3 pmid:24018996 fatcat:uaylfbe3qfe5tciwk7vlozs2ya

Anglo-Saxon Medicine

Joseph Frank Payne
1903 Scientific American  
-This class of charms was used by the late Romans-for instance, by Marcellus Em piricus' and probably in still earlier times.  ...  Special words and mysterious rites were often made use of in gathering medicinal herbs to give them special virtue.  ... 
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican10241903-23251supp fatcat:rmz7fzssznbrfjan275w7txhoa

Effects of Chronic, Heavy Cannabis Use on Executive Functions

Rebecca D. Crean, Susan F. Tapert, Arpi Minassian, Kai MacDonald, Natania A. Crane, Barbara J. Mason
2011 Journal of addiction medicine  
To resume employment as an emergency medical technician, she is required to remain drug free and provide regular negative drug screens for a period yet to be determined by the review board.  ...  This case describes the clinical course of a cannabisdependent individual entering a 12-week abstinence-based research program.  ...  She was not taking any prescription or over-the-counter medications, herbs, or supplements.  ... 
doi:10.1097/adm.0b013e31820cdd57 pmid:21643485 pmcid:PMC3106308 fatcat:u2zgzgbmp5annmut5ztfjyx73a

Above and beyond superstition — western herbal medicine and the decriminalizing of placebo

Ayo Wahlberg
2008 History of the Human Sciences  
question of whether or not this herbal remedy 'works' in the treatment of depression.  ...  In this paper, I argue that medical anthropology has played a pivotal and largely overlooked role in taking the sham out of the placebo effect with important implications for what it means to say a therapy  ...  Yet, the role of blinding and the use of placebo or 'sham' treatments as comparisons is not so much for the immediate purpose of exposing a fraud, but rather more for determining whether or not a treatment  ... 
doi:10.1177/0952695107086153 fatcat:oiqg26fu6bbdxl7octrdigdzqu

The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Children with Chronic Medical Conditions

Dawa Z. Samdup, Ronald G. Smith, Soon Il Song
2006 American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  
Samdup DZ, Smith RG, Song SI: The use of complementary and alternative medicine in children with chronic medical conditions. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2006;85:842-846.  ...  We are indebted to Wilma Hopman, MA, KGH Clinical Research Center, for her assistance in statistical analysis and meticulous editing of the manuscript.  ...  Special thanks to Susan Aubin, Hotel Dieu Hospital, for her help with formatting the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1097/01.phm.0000233183.17059.b9 pmid:16998432 fatcat:zzflngbvw5dtdppvygxh4rr5vm

Botanical Provenance of Traditional Medicines From Carpathian Mountains at the Ukrainian-Polish Border

Weronika Kozlowska, Charles Wagner, Erin M. Moore, Adam Matkowski, Slavko Komarnytsky
2018 Frontiers in Pharmacology  
Within the context of ethnic plant medicine and botanical classification, this review identified strong preferences for local use of St John's-wort (Hypericum perforatum L.), wormwood (Artemisia absinthium  ...  Local botanical remedies shared by Boyko, Lemko, and Gorale ethnic groups were a part of the medieval European system of medicine, used according to their Dioscoridean and Galenic qualities.  ...  MODERN PRODUCTION AND USE OF MEDICINAL HERBS IN THE REGION Worldwide, around 20,000 plant species are used for their medicinal properties, including 180 herbs that are recognized as medicinal by modern  ... 
doi:10.3389/fphar.2018.00295 pmid:29674964 pmcid:PMC5895925 fatcat:2rk46ovodzbcpbxqnud73ptxna

Ethnopharmaceutical knowledge in Samogitia region of Lithuania: where old traditions overlap with modern medicine

Zivile Pranskuniene, Roberta Dauliute, Andrius Pranskunas, Jurga Bernatoniene
2018 Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine  
The aim of this study was to assess the ethnopharmaceutical knowledge regarding traditional use of natural substances for medicinal purposes in the Samogitia region and compare with prior research conducted  ...  Also, because modern medical assistance is quite expensive, self-medication with home-made medicines is still popular in Lithuania.  ...  Acknowledgements Our special thanks go to all the study participants of Samogitia, who generously shared their knowledge. Funding Not applicable  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13002-018-0268-x pmid:30458833 pmcid:PMC6247776 fatcat:uvzry7qbfnhcfm3foep5d232u4
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