publication . Article . 2012

P04.42. Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine among Adults with Neuro-Psychiatric Symptoms Common to Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Maulik Prafull Purohit; Russell S. Phillips; Robert Glen Davis; Rebecca Erwin Wells; Ross Zafonte; Suzanne M. Bertisch;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jun 2012 Journal: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, volume 12 (eissn: 1472-6882, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Purpose: One in three adults uses complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) annually in the United States. However, the pattern of CAM use among adults with neuropsychiatric symptoms commonly reported by patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), a serious public health concern, is not well studied. Methods: We analyzed data from the 2007 National Health Interview Survey (n=23,393) to compare CAM use between adults with and without neuropsychiatric symptoms common to mTBI. Symptoms included self-reported anxiety, depression, insomnia, headaches, memory deficits, attentional deficits, and excessive sleepiness. CAM use was defined as use of mind-body (e....
Subjects
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Funded by
NIH| International Research Conference on Integrative Medicine
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 3R13AT007128-01S1
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL CENTER FOR COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
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