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Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2018) Acupuncture: potential value of a ‘theatrical placebo’. London: Drug and Alcohol Findings. Drug and Alcohol Findings Hot Topic (April - June 2018) 3 p.

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Acupuncture is a key component of traditional Chinese medicine, and practiced by some professionals such as the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists under the umbrella of evidence-based western medicine. While there are certainly many patients receptive to complementary and alternative therapies that fall outside of mainstream healthcare, the question for this hot topic is whether these therapies can or should be recommended for their effectiveness in treating acute problems and disorders, or relieving symptoms of withdrawal in the case of problem drinking and drug use…..


Item Type:Evidence resource
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:Alternative medical treatment
Source:Drug and Alcohol Findings
Date:April 2018
Pages:3 p.
Publisher:Drug and Alcohol Findings
Corporate Creators:Drug and Alcohol Findings
Place of Publication:London
Number:April - June 2018
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Subjects:HJ Treatment method > Other medical treatment method > Alternative medical treatment
HJ Treatment method > Treatment outcome
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Treatment factors

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