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The health beliefs and behaviors of three groups of complementary medicine and a general practice group of patients.

Abstract:

Patients (n = 256), consulting either a general practitioner (GP) or one of three complementary practitioners (osteopath, homeopath, or acupuncturist), completed a seven-part questionnaire that looked at demographic data, medical history, familiarization with complementary therapies, health beliefs and life-style, health locus of control, scientific health beliefs, and their perceptions of the consultation style of general and complementary practitioners. The four subject groups did not diffe...

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10.1089/acm.1995.1.347

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.) More from this journal
Volume:
1
Issue:
4
Pages:
347-359
Publication date:
1995-01-01
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EISSN:
1557-7708
ISSN:
1075-5535

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