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An Analysis of Animal Assisted Therapy as a Solution to Addiction
You’ve been addicted to marijuana since you were fourteen years old. Now you are twenty-one, looking for a solution to end your addiction. Recently, a growing recreational remedy has been animal assisted therapy; unfortunately, it is not as widely used as it should be. As a society, we view animals as our companions, enemi...
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A Research on the Effects of Animal Assisted Therapy
Animal Assisted Therapy: An Annotated Bibliography Kelly, Melissa A., and Callandre A. Cozzolino. "Helping At-Risk Youth Overcome Trauma And Substance Abuse Through Animal-Assisted Therapy." Contemporary Justice Review 18.4 (2015): 421-434. Academic Search Complete. Web. 16 Mar. 2016. According to this article animal...
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The Pros and Cons of Physician-Assisted Suicide in the Article Reasons for Seeking Physician-Assisted Suicide by Angela Morrow
Morrow, Angela. "Reasons for Seeking Physician-Assisted Suicide" verywell. 10 Aug. 2016. Web. 3 Nov. 2016. In Angela Morrow's article, "Reasons for Seeking Physician-Assisted
Suicide," she demonstrates that physician-assisted suicide is acceptable
for the terminally ill patients who chooses death ov...
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The Benefits of Homeopathic Treatments for Allergies
Allergies are an irritating problem that an estimated 1 out of 5 Americans face (Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America). Because allergies accompany spring and fall, many people dread these seasons. Although traditional medicine offers a partial remedy, people are caught in between two undesirables: allergy symptoms and...
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The Use and Effectiveness of Art Therapy
In the United States about one in every five people over the age of eighteen suffers from some form of mental disorder (Bakiempis, 28/02/2016). Studies show that art therapy can be used as an alternative treatment for a variety of these conditions. Despite art therapy being a fairly new practice, data shows it is very effec...
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The Medicinal Use and Purpose of the Thornapple Plant
Medicinal plants have helped shaped many cultures into what they are today. They have built the basis of medicines and the medical field. The Thornapple plant from the Datura stramonium species has been widely used and cultivated in the world of medicine (Grieve, 2013). It is also called Stramonium, Datura, Devil’s Apple, J...
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The Processes and Important Benefits of Hypnotherapy
Recent years has seen a surge in interest for alternative therapies; individuals favouring treatments such as reflexology and hypnotherapy over mainstream medicine. Complementary and alternative therapies/medicines (CAMs) can be defined as treatments which build on the assumption that the body has the ability to heal itself...
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The History and Health Benefits of Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is a healing art that can be very beneficial is used
properly. In this type of therapy according to Aromatherapy (2011), "a
treatment is done by using fragrance or scents that are completely natural
and are derived from flowers, resins, wood, roots, fruits, herbs, leaves
and seeds." Therapeutically, aromather...
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The Use of Electronic Music in the Treatment of Patients Suffering the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Electronic Music in Treating Patients of PTSD With the number of wartime veterans coming back from warzones, an increasing number have been showing signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The National Institutes of Health states “You can get PTSD after living through or see a traumatic event, such as war, a hurri...
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The Health Benefits of Blackberry
Blackberry, botanical name Robus fruticosus is a wild plant commonly found in the northern part of Europe. The plant has medicinal value and generally used in herbal medicine purposefully for antimicrobial, antidiabetic, antidiarrheal, anticancer and antioxidant. Other contents of the fruit are Gallic acid, iron and villos...
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