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Using Alternative Health Therapies
A Qualitative Analysis
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This is one of the most extensive examinations of the users of alternative medicines in Canada. In light of the recent and rapid rise in alternative medicine use, Low's analysis will be fascinating to a wide range of audiences." - Dr. Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, Assistant Professor, McMaster University
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Dr. Jacqueline Low is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of New Brunsiwkc. Her areas of research specialization include: lay use of alternative health care, chronic illness and disability, deviant behaviour, and qualitative research methods.
Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter One: What Are Alternative Therapies and Who Uses Them? Chapter Two: How People Use Alternative Therapies Chapter Three: Why People Turn to Alternative Therapies Chapter Four: An Alternative Model of Healing Chapter Five: An Alternative Model of Health Chapter Six: Alternative Healing and the Self Chapter Seven: Using Alternative Therapies: A Deviant Identity Conclusion Appendix: The Therapies References Index