Mental disorders and the use of alternative medicine: results from a national survey.

@article{Untzer2000MentalDA,
  title={Mental disorders and the use of alternative medicine: results from a national survey.},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Un{\"u}tzer and Ruth S Klap and Roland Sturm and Alexander S. Young and Tonya Marmon and Jess Parker Shatkin and Kenneth Brooks Wells},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={157 11},
  pages={1851-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The study examined the relationship between mental disorders and the use of complementary and alternative medicine. METHOD Data from a national household telephone survey conducted in 1997-1998 (N=9,585) were used to examine the relationships between use of complementary and alternative medicine during the past 12 months and several demographic variables and indicators of mental disorders. Structured diagnostic screening interviews were used to establish diagnoses of probable mental… CONTINUE READING