Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Psychosomatic Medicine

  • Sae-il ChunEmail author


“Medicine” itself is not exactly a science but rather an art – a healing art. Throughout history, humankind has used shamanism, witchcraft, religion, metaphysics, philosophy, science, and/or technology as tools in developing a better understanding of and further improving the healing arts [1, 2].


Traditional Medicine Alternative Medicine Western Medicine Western Culture Folk Medicine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Integrative Medicine, The Graduate School of Integrative MedicineCHA UniversitySungnam CityKorea

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