Nov 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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SOC-3080 Wellness & Alternative Medicine

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor
This course documents the history, nature and scientific basis of wellness and alternative medicine from Era I and the biomedical model, through Era II and mind/body medicine to Era III and non-local medicine. Diverse healing traditions including Native American, Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine are explored. Alternative health care practices including acupuncture, homeopathy and naturopathy are examined. The nature of scientific evidence for the field of psychoneuroimmunology is discussed in addition to the changing nature of the medical treatment environment-new doctor/patient relationships, new protocols for scientific evidence, integrated diagnosis and new ways of conceptualizing health and illness. General Education (EDP) Course Type: SHR (Social & Historical Relationships)



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