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The Effects Of Complementary And Alternative Medicine Therapies On Cognition In Older Adults Diagnosed With Mild Cognitive Impairment: An Integrative Literature Review, Candance Swanigan 2018 DePaul University

The Effects Of Complementary And Alternative Medicine Therapies On Cognition In Older Adults Diagnosed With Mild Cognitive Impairment: An Integrative Literature Review, Candance Swanigan

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Background: The aging U.S. population is expected to produce a significant increase in persons with progressive cognitive impairment or dementia. A method to prevent, halt, or slow this decline has yet to be found. Research suggests that a multidomain approach in the early stages of impairment, such as in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) should be investigated as an integrative strategy to prevent cognitive decline. Complementary and alternative therapies have the ability to be a part of an integrative approach to preventing cognitive decline.

Objectives: The purpose of study is to explore what research has been conducted regarding complementary and ...


Alternative Headache Treatments In Adolescents: An Integrative Literature Review, Joanna Youstra 2018 DePaul University

Alternative Headache Treatments In Adolescents: An Integrative Literature Review, Joanna Youstra

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Alternative Headache Treatments in Adolescents:

An Integrated Literature Review

Joanna Youstra

Faculty Sponsor: Lauren Rossen

Background: Complementary and alternative therapies can be integrated into treatment to help reduce the level of pain. However, there are limited studies to explore literature for studies to identify the modalities of CAM that have demonstrated efficiency on decreasing headache pain and influencing factors affecting the use of CAM for headache in adolescents.

Objectives: The objective was to determine what are the most commonly used modalities of CAM and what are the factors influencing adolescents to choose CAM use.

Method: An integrative literature review was ...


The Effect Of Exercise On Symptoms Of Depression In Adults Diagnosed With Clinical Depression: An Integrative Literature Review, Tibil Felix 2018 DePaul University

The Effect Of Exercise On Symptoms Of Depression In Adults Diagnosed With Clinical Depression: An Integrative Literature Review, Tibil Felix

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Background: While many healthcare providers are currently looking for alternative methods such as exercise to treat depression, there are limited studies to report how exercise effects symptoms of depression in adults diagnosed with clinical depression and whether an ideal exercise prescription exists.

Objective: The purpose of this integrative literature review was to evaluate the effect of exercise on adults with clinical depression.

Method: An integrative literature review was used. The tidal model of mental health as proposed by Dr. Phil Barker and Poppy Buchanan-Barker was used as a basis for this review. The keywords “clinical depression, exercise, adults, depression treatments ...


Fatigue Associated With Rheumatoid Arthritis In Young Adults, Sydney Van Alstyne 2018 DePaul University

Fatigue Associated With Rheumatoid Arthritis In Young Adults, Sydney Van Alstyne

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Background: Often, practitioners do not address their Rheumatoid Arthritis patients' fatigue and do not perceive it as a detriment to the patient's wellness. In actuality, fatigue has been determined to be proportionate to the other variables, such as pain and disease progression, of rheumatoid arthritis.

Objectives: to determine the cause(s) of fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis and determine how fatigue can be used in a clinical setting to determine disease progression and status in patients suffering from chronic illness.

Method: This integrative literature review was conducted using the keywords, “fatigue, rheumatoid arthritis, young adults, perception of fatigue” to search ...


Effects Of Alternative Headache Treatments In Adolescents: An Integrative Literature Review, Joanna Youstra 2018 DePaul University

Effects Of Alternative Headache Treatments In Adolescents: An Integrative Literature Review, Joanna Youstra

Grace Peterson Nursing Research Colloquium

Alternative Headache Treatments in Adolescents:

An Integrated Literature Review

Joanna Youstra

Faculty Sponsor: Lauren Rossen

Background: Complementary and alternative therapies can be integrated into treatment to help reduce the level of pain. However, there are limited studies to explore literature for studies to identify the modalities of CAM that have demonstrated efficiency on decreasing headache pain and influencing factors affecting the use of CAM for headache in adolescents.

Objectives: The objective was to determine what are the most commonly used modalities of CAM and what are the factors influencing adolescents to choose CAM use.

Method: An integrative literature review was ...


Changing Seasons: A Language Arts Curriculum For Healthy Aging, Denise Calhoun 2018 Purdue University

Changing Seasons: A Language Arts Curriculum For Healthy Aging, Denise Calhoun

Purdue University Press Book Previews

Effective communication enhances quality of life. In Changing Seasons: A Language Arts Curriculum for Healthy Aging,Denise Calhoun provides a language-based, interdisciplinary program to help older adults improve their communication skills. Each activity reveals new, creative, and fun ways to get individuals to speak, think, write, engage with others, and use their imagination. As the activities promote meaningful interactions and the creation of a stimulating environment, Changing Seasons underscores the importance of sustaining quality of life as we and those we love age.


The Effect Of Kalanchoe Pinnata On The Cell Migration Of Astrocytomas, Jorge Rosa 2018 University High School

The Effect Of Kalanchoe Pinnata On The Cell Migration Of Astrocytomas, Jorge Rosa

The International Student Science Fair 2018

Astrocytomas, from cell line 1321N1,are cancerous astrocytes. These are a type of glial cell in the brain which is responsible for maintaining synaptic contact and the signaling capacities among neurons. They also represent a fundamental element in controlling blood flow and defining brain micro structure. Due to the fact that this variant is cancerous, a condition commonly described as an abnormal cell cycle and uncontrolled reproduction of cells, they have the ability to metastasize.

In the metastatic process of cancer cells the initial phase is know as tumor invasion. This stage consists mainly of the cells migrating away from ...


Exploring The Clinical Utility Of Mobile Applications For Promoting Affect Regulation Among Clients With Behavioral Health Problems, Caroline Fenkel 2018 University of Pennsylvania

Exploring The Clinical Utility Of Mobile Applications For Promoting Affect Regulation Among Clients With Behavioral Health Problems, Caroline Fenkel

Doctorate in Social Work (DSW) Dissertations

Nearly 25 percent of adults in the United States are diagnosed with a behavioral health condition, most commonly depression, anxiety disorders and substance use disorders. Each of these diagnoses is associated with significant disruptions in affect regulation which encompasses the capacity to up and down regulate emotions. Best practice treatment for these conditions includes psychotropic medications combined with individual or group-based psychotherapeutic modalities which regardless of the therapist’s theoretical orientation attempt to promote affect regulation through skill transfer and strategies for observing one’s ability to regulate emotions. Similarly, attention to regulatory capacity is central to many emerging self-help ...


The Effect Of Kalanchoe Pinnata In Astrocitome Metastasis, Jorge Rosa 2018 University High School

The Effect Of Kalanchoe Pinnata In Astrocitome Metastasis, Jorge Rosa

The International Student Science Fair 2018

Astrocytomas, from cell line 1321N1,are cancerous astrocytes. These are a type of glial cell in the brain which is responsible for maintaining synaptic contact and the signaling capacities among neurons. They also represent a fundamental element in controlling blood flow and defining brain micro structure. Due to the fact that this variant is cancerous, a condition commonly described as an abnormal cell cycle and uncontrolled reproduction of cells, they have the ability to metastasize.

In the metastatic process of cancer cells the initial phase is know as tumor invasion. This stage consists mainly of the cells migrating away from ...


Craig, Patricia (Fa 1183), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Craig, Patricia (Fa 1183), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1183. Student paper titled “Folk Remedies” in which Patricia Craig gathers together traditional herbal remedies and folkloric practices as they relate to health and healing. Craig collected information from close relatives, friends, and other residents of Muhlenberg County.


Phytobiological Warfare: An Evolutionary Approach To Botanical Medicine, Guillermo Ruiz NMD, Tiffany Turner, Jeffrey Langland 2018 Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine

Phytobiological Warfare: An Evolutionary Approach To Botanical Medicine, Guillermo Ruiz Nmd, Tiffany Turner, Jeffrey Langland

Journal of Evolution and Health

No abstract provided.


Smith, Jerry W. (Fa 1162), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Smith, Jerry W. (Fa 1162), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1162. Student folk studies project titled “Home Remedies of Butler County” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of folk remedies in Butler County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a remedy, brief description, informant’s name,

address and text classification.


Marcum, Joe (Fa 1161), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Marcum, Joe (Fa 1161), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1161. Student folk studies project titled “Folklore Collection Project: [Old Recipes and Remedies]” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of recipes or remedies in Logan County and Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a recipe, remedy, brief description, informant’s name, address and text classification.


White Crane Spreads Its Wings And Snow Rabbit Digs The Earth: Kinetograms Of Contrasting Styles Within Chinese Martial And Meditative Arts Of Taijiquan (T’Ai Chi Ch’Uan, 太极拳) And Qigong (Chi Gong, 气功), Keith McEwing 2018 National Library of New Zealand

White Crane Spreads Its Wings And Snow Rabbit Digs The Earth: Kinetograms Of Contrasting Styles Within Chinese Martial And Meditative Arts Of Taijiquan (T’Ai Chi Ch’Uan, 太极拳) And Qigong (Chi Gong, 气功), Keith Mcewing

Journal of Movement Arts Literacy

Taijiquan is a Chinese martial art that developed in the 17th century from a base of traditional forms from earlier centuries. Now widely practiced internationally, it is promoted as gentle exercise, as self-defense and as movement meditation with significant health benefits. Qigong, consisting of similar movement but intended entirely as a health benefit, has been practiced for considerably longer. This paper discusses the advantages of having Taijiquan sequences or forms recorded with Kinetography Laban/Labanotation over other various memory aids for learning the martial art. It explains the basic principles of Taijiquan and how these can be best captured in ...


Common And Dissociable Neural Activity After Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction And Relaxation Response Programs, Gunes Sevinc, Britta K. Holzel, Javeria Hashmi, Jonathan Greenberg, Adrienne McCallister, Michael Treadway, Marissa L. Schneider, Jeffery A. Dusek, James F. Carmody, Sara W. Lazar 2018 Harvard Medical School

Common And Dissociable Neural Activity After Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction And Relaxation Response Programs, Gunes Sevinc, Britta K. Holzel, Javeria Hashmi, Jonathan Greenberg, Adrienne Mccallister, Michael Treadway, Marissa L. Schneider, Jeffery A. Dusek, James F. Carmody, Sara W. Lazar

Open Access Articles

OBJECTIVE: We investigated common and dissociable neural and psychological correlates of two widely used meditation-based stress reduction programs.

METHODS: Participants were randomized to the Relaxation Response (RR; n = 18; 56% female) or the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR; n = 16; 56% female) programs. Both programs use a "bodyscan" meditation; however, the RR program explicitly emphasizes physical relaxation during this practice, whereas the MBSR program emphasizes mindful awareness with no explicit relaxation instructions. After the programs, neural activity during the respective meditation was investigated using functional magnetic resonance imaging.

RESULTS: Both programs were associated with reduced stress (for RR, from 14.1 ...


Integration Of Complementary And Alternative Medicine Into The Healthcare System In The United States, Nikki Lu 2018 University of Washington – Tacoma

Integration Of Complementary And Alternative Medicine Into The Healthcare System In The United States, Nikki Lu

Global Honors Theses

Chronic diseases are a prevalent issue around the world and chronic diseases are hard to prevent due to various systemic factors in the healthcare system. This paper mainly focused on socioeconomic issues and highlighted a few systemic factors in the US healthcare system. These factors have created various health disparities, inequities among socially constructed groups, and financial expenditures in the US healthcare system. Socioeconomic factors significantly impact the health and healthcare among socially constructed groups. Additionally, in this paper there are current approaches in addressing these healthcare factors such as social determinants of health and precision medicine as well as ...


Método Innovador De Neurociencia Y Coaching Que Reduce El Estrés Y Mejora El Rendimiento Y La Capacidad Cerebral, Sara Dobarro, Javier Simón, Alejandro Marin, Santiago Dobarro 2018 Universidad de Zaragoza

Método Innovador De Neurociencia Y Coaching Que Reduce El Estrés Y Mejora El Rendimiento Y La Capacidad Cerebral, Sara Dobarro, Javier Simón, Alejandro Marin, Santiago Dobarro

ICOT 18 - International Conference on Thinking - Cultivating Mindsets for Global Citizens

Presentación de los resultados obtenidos con la aplicación del Método mSD en el manejo del estrés, la ansiedad, y otros estados mentales motivados por procesos involuntarios. El mSD se ha aplicado sobre niños, jóvenes, adultos, ancianos con y sin patologías clínicas, dando todos ellos excelentes resultados. También se ha trabajado con el mSD en pacientes con Alzheimer en un proyecto de investigación farmacológica.


Improving The Use Of The Integrative Healing Approach, Kristina Horak 2018 The University of San Francisco

Improving The Use Of The Integrative Healing Approach, Kristina Horak

Master's Projects and Capstones

The Integrative Healing Approach (IHA) is an initiative that promotes holistic healing and includes the use of essential oils, deep breathing techniques, and therapeutic touch. Its purpose is to relieve pain, anxiety, insomnia, and depression among patients, and stress among staff. The IHA pilot initiative was implemented on the Acute Rehabilitation Unit (ARU) and faced barriers to implementation after the first round of staff education. By rounding with staff and conducting surveys, it was identified that the staff are not using IHA interventions as often due to time constraints. Additionally, there is an identifiable rift between Registered Nurses (RNs) and ...


Burmese Refugee Health: The Value Of Plant-Based Medicine, Natalie Wodniak 2018 Fordham University

Burmese Refugee Health: The Value Of Plant-Based Medicine, Natalie Wodniak

Student Theses 2015-Present

The nation of Myanmar (formerly Burma) has been undergoing violent ethnic cleansing for over 60 years. Members of minority ethnic groups such as the Karen, Chin, Mon, and Rohingya have been forced to flee their homelands. For many individuals in Myanmar, the primary form of healthcare is traditional medicine, in which plants and other natural resources are utilized for their medicinal compounds. The ability for plants to be used as medicine is one of the many ecosystem services of plants that has greatly benefitted humans. This paper examines the use of traditional medicine in Burmese refugees, as well as the ...


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