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Gender Differences in CAM Usage in Undergraduates
Academic Exchange Quarterly
  • Mary E. Pritchard, Boise State University
  • Patt Elison-Bowers, Boise State University
  • Phares Book, Boise State University
  • Bobbie Birdsall, Boise State University
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently opened a center for the study of the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). While the NlH has conducted a few random sampling studies, none have examined the knowledge and use of CAM among undergraduates and whether these differ by gender. 111 college students were asked about the usage of a variety of CAM techniques, as well as about beliefs and opinions about CAM techniques. Several gender differences emerged. Implications for college wellness centers will be discussed.
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Mary E. Pritchard, Patt Elison-Bowers, Phares Book and Bobbie Birdsall. "Gender Differences in CAM Usage in Undergraduates" Academic Exchange Quarterly (2008)
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