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Green medicine : challenging the assumptions of conventional health care /

by Malerba, Larry.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, c2010Description: 403 p. ; ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781556439025.Subject(s): Integrative medicine | Green movement | Complementary Therapies -- trends -- United States | Clinical Medicine -- history -- United States | Environmental Health -- trends -- United States | Philosophy, Medical -- United States
Contents:
The unifying life force -- Innate healing intelligence -- Historical and spiritual roots -- Shamanic journey to the soul -- Perceiving the natural order -- Limitations of medical materialism -- The synchronistic milieu -- Advice and dissent -- The external enemy -- Cultural medicalization -- The illusion of cure -- The sanctity of science -- Healing the rift -- The direction of cure -- The alchemical key -- Renewable healing resources -- Greener medical pastures
Summary: "Blends a philosophy of healing, ecological consciousness, and spirituality with a critique of conventional medicine and provides a new vision of health care that includes the best of orthodox medical and holistic healing methods"--Provided by publisher
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-390) and index

The unifying life force -- Innate healing intelligence -- Historical and spiritual roots -- Shamanic journey to the soul -- Perceiving the natural order -- Limitations of medical materialism -- The synchronistic milieu -- Advice and dissent -- The external enemy -- Cultural medicalization -- The illusion of cure -- The sanctity of science -- Healing the rift -- The direction of cure -- The alchemical key -- Renewable healing resources -- Greener medical pastures

"Blends a philosophy of healing, ecological consciousness, and spirituality with a critique of conventional medicine and provides a new vision of health care that includes the best of orthodox medical and holistic healing methods"--Provided by publisher

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