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- What are complementary and integra-tive approaches to wellness?
- How are complementary and integra-tive approaches relevant to neurogenic disorders of language and cognition?
- Why is it important for clinical apha- siologists to learn about complemen-tary and integrative approaches?
- What is the status of the evidence base supporting alternative approaches to improving cognitive-communicative abilities?
- Why are complementary and integra-tive approaches increasing in popu-larity?
- How might SLPs support people con-sidering complementary and alterna-tive approaches to cognitive-commu-nicative wellness?
- What are some good resources for learning more about complementary and integrative approaches?
What Are Complementary and
Integrative Approaches to Wellness?
The terms alternative, complementary, inte¬grative, and nontraditional have each been used in varied ways by varied authors and in institutions and agencies that support related practices. The term alternative sug¬gests approaches that are recommended in place of common Western medical ap¬proaches (i.e., allopathic approaches, which most often target specific bodily systems or disease states). Generally, the term comple¬mentary highlights approaches that do not replace allopathic medical approaches but rather ones that are used in conjunction with them, also called adjunct or adjuvant approaches. The term integrative has two related connotations in complementary approaches to health. One connotation reflects a holistic health focus (e.g., inte-gration of body and mind, which are seen as intertwined, inseparable entities); the other reflects the combination (integration) of complementary and allopathic medical approaches into mainstream health care and health promotion programs.
The term nontraditional is a term that is typically used in the Western world to refer to nonallopathic approaches. However, this is problematic because many such approaches (e.g., Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine