Mind-body therapies for primary care physicians

Author: Chiarmonte DR
Maxton Family Practice, Maxton, North Carolina 28364, USA.
Conference/Journal: Prim Care
Date published: 1997
Other: Volume ID: 24 , Issue ID: 4 , Pages: 787-807 , Word Count: 42

Evidence is accumulating that mental and emotional processes can affect disease states. Mind-body therapies are effective adjuncts to conventional medical treatments, and they are easy to teach and learn. This article offers a review of relevant literature and introduces several mind-body techniques.