Professor Department of Health Sciences
Lyn Freeman earned her Ph D in psychology, with and emphasis in mind-body therapies (i.e. meditation, relaxation, and imagery) as medical intervention for chronic disease. Dr Freeman has also performed research on the effects of critical thinking as clinical intervention for out-patient suicidal adolescents.
| ||Mosby's Complementary and Alternative Medicine|
A research based approach for graduate-level health professionals. This book reviews more than 4,000 clinical trials and the history, philosophy, mechanisms, indications, and contraindications for the major categories of alternative care. Chapters cover the topic of psychoneuroimmunology, stress factors leading to disease states, relaxation, meditation, hypnosis, biofeedback, imagery, acupuncture, chiropractic, homeopathy, massage, therapeutic touch, herbal medicine, bioelectromagnetics, and spiritual medicine.
| ||Best Practices in Complementary and Alternative Medicine|
An evidence-based approach with CEs/CMEs that includes chapters on the history and philosophy of
the evolution of alternative therapies and the clash between
conventional and alternative care. Legal, ethical, and financial aspects
of incorporating alternative care are described. Three thousand clinical trials are summarized by
their relationship to hospital unit. Research is also broken out as
related to the top 20 reasons that patients visit their family
physician. Chapters on meditation, hypnosis, imagery, acupuncture,
chiropractic, homeopathy, massage, herbal medicine, and spirituality and
healing are provided. Interviews with leading researchers and directors
of integrative clinics are included.