Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) is a "________ domain of resources that encompasses _______ systems, modalities, and practices and their ____________ theories and beliefs other than those intrinsic to the dominant health system in a given historical period.
Included in CAM are _________, acupuncture, and _____________.
_____________ has been used as an adjunct to more mainstream therapies, and has been found to be effective for treating acute stress disorder, ________ disorders, obesity, _________, and chronic __________.
Recent research based on brain-imaging techniques suggests that hypnosis-induced paralysis may involve a ____________ in communication between brain areas that control ___________ and those that control executive functions and _______-imagery.
____________ under hypnosis does not always occur.
Orne and Dinges propose that hypnosis involves experiencing alterations of ___________, perception, and mood in response to ___________, and characterize it's essential feature as a "___________ experiential ____________."
Hypnosis has been used to help people recover ____________ memories.
Hypnosis ________ enhance the accuracy of memories, and may produce more ________________ (inaccurate or confabulated memories) than accurate memories.
- Does not
Hypnosis may ____________ a person's confidence in the validity of uncertain memories, particularly those that are inaccurate.
Memories recovered under hypnosis (even inaccurate ones) may reflect issues and experiences that are _________ to treatment.
Acupuncture has been used in China and other Asian countries for at least __________ years.
The traditional explanation for the effects of acupuncture is that illness is due to a blockage of qi (_________) and that acupuncture _______ the flow of qi along the ____________ or pathways circulating the body.
- Vital life energy
Research on the benefits of acupuncture suggest it may be due to the release of ____________ and other _______-suppressing substances or to an alteration of _______ flow in areas around the needle or in key regions of the __________.
Acupuncture has proven useful in reducing certain types of ________ (lower back, migraine, dental) and for managing chemotherapy-induced _________ and __________.
The use of reflexology is based on the assumptions that "there are reflex areas in the _______ and ______ that correspond to all of the glands, ________, and parts of the body," and that applying pressure to these areas re-establishes the body's ________ and promotes the healing process.
One explanation for the benefits of reflexology is that it restores __________ to affected areas.
Other explanations for the benefits of reflexology are that it affects ______ or _______ circulation, or promotes _________.
The effectiveness of reflexology _______ been consistently demonstrated.