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Δευτέρα, 2 Ιουνίου 2014

Surprise Alternative Treatments for Mental Disorders

http://www.enewspf.com/latest-news/health-and-fitness/53165-surprise-alternative-treatments-for-mental-disorders.html

Reflexology
Reflexology is said to improve mood and energy flow, which can both help the ups and downs of disorders like manic depression and schizophrenia. (7)

Who’s Buying?

Are people actually using alternative and complementary medicine? Let’s take a look at the numbers.
$34 billion
Spent per year in the U.S. on alternative medicine for general use (8)
According to a 2007 survey completed by the National Institutes of Health, 38% of adults and 12% of children admitted to using some form of complementary or alternative medicine. (9)
$33.9 billion
The amount spent in 2007 on alternative care and visits to practitioners of alternative care (9)
In another national survey by the NIH, 16.5% of respondents had used alternative medicine for mental health care. (10)
Sources:
7. http://www.emergenceplus.org.uk
8. http://onpoint.wbur.org
9. http://nccam.nih.gov
10. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Source: http://www.bestpsychologydegrees.com/mental-disorders/