Alaskans and use of complementary medicine

May 3, 2017   |   Evidence in Integrative Healthcare

Study | Exploration of Why Alaskans Use Complementary Medicine: A Focus Group Study

Published | Journal of Holistic Nursing. June 2016.

Findings | In a study exploring why Alaskans choose to pursue complementary medicine as a health care option, five themes were identified that highlighted why participants use complementary medicine: dissatisfaction, effectiveness, holistic, relationship-focused, and a personal journey.