Complementary medicine practices in a community-based sample of lesbian and heterosexual women.

@article{Matthews2005ComplementaryMP,
  title={Complementary medicine practices in a community-based sample of lesbian and heterosexual women.},
  author={Alicia K Matthews and Tonda L. Hughes and Gail Pinales Osterman and Molly Middlecamp Kodl},
  journal={Health care for women international},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={430-47}
}
While researchers have examined the established the foundation for understanding the correlates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among some medical populations, less is known about the correlates of CAM use in nonclinical samples of women, and particularly according to sexual orientation. Information on CAM modalities was collected as part of a survey of lesbian and heterosexual women's health. Eighty-two percent of the sample reported CAM use. Predictors of CAM use included… CONTINUE READING

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