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Descriptor in English: Naturopathy
Descriptor in Spanish: Naturopatía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Naturopatia
Descriptor in French: Naturopathie
Entry term(s): Medicine, Naturopathic
Naturopathic Medicine
Tree number(s): E02.190.655
Scope note: A drugless system of therapy, making use of physical forces such as air, light, water, heat, massage. Treatments are often diet- and nutrition-oriented with attention given to the patient's personal history and lifestyle. (From Cassileth, Alternative Medicine Handbook, 1998, p329)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
See also the descriptors: Herbal Medicine MeSH
DeCS UI: 9516
Descriptor UI: D009324
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Naturopathy - Preferred
Concept UI M0014527
Scope note A drugless system of therapy, making use of physical forces such as air, light, water, heat, massage. Treatments are often diet- and nutrition-oriented with attention given to the patient's personal history and lifestyle. (From Cassileth, Alternative Medicine Handbook, 1998, p329)
Preferred term Naturopathy
Entry term(s) Medicine, Naturopathic
Naturopathic Medicine



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