Stephen Appel

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CONTEXT A prior national survey documented the high prevalence and costs of alternative medicine use in the United States in 1990. OBJECTIVE To document trends in alternative medicine use in the United States between 1990 and 1997. DESIGN Nationally representative random household telephone surveys using comparable key questions were conducted in 1991(More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about perceptions of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapy relative to conventional therapy among patients who use both. OBJECTIVE To document perceptions about CAM therapies among persons who use CAM and conventional therapies. DESIGN Nationally representative, random-household telephone survey. SETTING The 48(More)
This study was undertaken to better understand current regional opinions regarding vocal fold nodules in adult singers. A questionnaire was sent to 298 persons representing the 3 professional groups most involved with the care of singers with vocal nodules: otolaryngologists, speech pathologists, and teachers of singing. The questionnaire queried(More)
Evaluating the visual functioning of children with multiple impairments has long been a source of frustration for many eye care practitioners. A reflection of this difficulty is seen in the number of persons with multiple handicaps, especially children who are labeled "untestable" or "blind" by eye care specialists, but whose parents, teachers, and other(More)
Efforts to prepare the public for the census in the years prior to the 1987 census in the Federal Republic of Germany are reviewed and evaluated. These include the work of both official and private agencies. Opinion polling on the value of population statistics and the four-phase campaign designed to provide information on the census and encourage(More)
Neuroscience presents great challenges and opportunities for psychotherapy. This article proposes recommendations and avenues for practice. Neurological knowledge is being employed in psychotherapy in three broad ways. First, it is used to explain and justify existing practices in psychotherapy, (e.g., the neuropsychoanalysis of Mark Solms). Second, neural(More)
............................................................................................................................................ IV CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................ 1 CHAPTER TWO: METHODOLOGY(More)
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