The meaning of natural medicine : an interpretive study

Di Stefano, Vincent (1998) The meaning of natural medicine : an interpretive study. Research Master thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

Abstract

Over the past two decades of practicing and teaching natural medicine, I have experienced at first-hand the effects and influence of osteopathy, acupuncture, homoeopathy, naturopathy and herbal medicine on my patients, on my family, and on my friends. I have also witnessed the movement of a number of modalities of the natural medicines from positions of marginality to sanctioned incorporation into the mainstream. I come to this study committed to the work of communicating the great worth of the natural medicines in the task of restoring health in our communities.

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Master of Health Science

Item type Thesis (Research Master thesis)
URI http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/17917
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
Current > FOR Classification > 1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Keywords Naturopathy, Alternative medicine
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