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These are examples of what drives us in providing auricular acupuncture services and what's unique about our process.

Between heaven and Earth - A guide to Chinese Medicine. By Harriet Beinfield and Efrem Korngold / Ballantine, 1991

Comprehensive, encyclopedic and lucid, this book is a must for all practitioners of the healing arts who want to broaden their understanding. The role of herbs and foods in healing is covered also.

Transformation & Recovery - A guide for the design and development of Acupuncture-based chemical dependency treatment programs. By Alex Brumbaugh / Stillpoint Press, 1994.

The premise is that addiction as it has become manifested is a uniquely Western phenomenon, afflicting both individuals and institutions. The book covers both Western chemical dependency treatment methods and acupuncture. It includes a manual on program start-up and development, budgeting and staffing.

The PRAXIS of recovery--A new vision for success in addiction treatment. By Alex Brumbaugh / Recovery Learning Services, 2013.

There are critical flaws in the current design, delivery and evaluation of addiction treatment in the U.S. Brumbaugh tries to connect it with the process of personal and family recovery.

Cho, Z.H. et al. Neuro-Acupuncture--Scientific evidence of Acupuncture revealed! / Q-puncture, 2001.

Written by the renowned MRI physicist and inventor of PET for those who want to learn the neural basis of Acupuncture mechanisms, supported by new and complex neuroscience terminology.

The Other Brain - from Dementia to Schizophrenia, How new discoveries about the brain are revolutionizing medicine and science. By R. Douglas Fields / Simon & Schuster, 2009.

A revolution in our understanding of how the brain is built, how it functions, how it fails in mental illness and disease, and how it is repaired has been ignited with the recent exploration of these long-neglected brain cells. Glia are the key to understanding this new view of the brain.

The Spark in the Machine - how the science of acupuncture explains the mystery of Western Medicine. By Dr. Daniel Keown, M.B. / Singing Dragon, 2014.

What is the electricity that flows in our bodies? How can children regrow fingers and primitive animals entire limbs? Do Qi ("chee") and Acupuncture channels really exist in the body?

Complimentary and alternative treatments in mental health care. Lake, James H. (ed.) / American Psychiatric Publishing, 2007.

An integrative approach to incorporating complementary and alternative practices and substances into 'traditional' patient care. Includes chapters on nutrition, exercise and mindfulness.

Ear Acupuncture - A practical guide. / Landgren, Kajsa, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2006.

An up-to-date practical guide to the principles and practice of Chinese and Western ear acupuncture, aimed at both the student and the practitioner. Two-color illustrations are used throughout and it includes an appendix of acupuncture points.

Fighting drug abuse with acupuncture: The treatment that works. / Mitchell, Ellinor,

Pacific View Press, 1995.

Results from community clinics, hospitals, prisons and criminal justice system programs show that acupuncture treatment increases the likelihood that drug addicts can stay drug-free. It describes why acupuncture works, and why it is an alternative to prison.

Complimentary and Alternative Medicine and Psychiatry. / Muskin, Philip R. (Ed.), American Psychiatric Press, 2000.

This book will start psychiatrists and other mental health professionals on the journey toward a more complete understanding of the most common complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments in use today. Written from the perspective of clinicians who practice in both traditional and alternative medicine.

Detoxification and Substance Abuse Treatment. A treatment improvement protocol-TIP 45. / U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services. SAMHSA, 2006.

Up-to-date information on changes in the role of detoxification for patients with substance abuse disorders, the physiology of withdrawal, pharmacological advances and patient placement. It also covers administrative, legal and ethical issues of delivering detoxification services.

Auricular Acupuncture & Addiction - Mechanisms, Methodology and Practice. / Wager, Kim, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2009.

A comprehensive guide to the use of ear acupuncture for the treatment of substance abuse. Grounded in the theory of Chinese medicine and integrated with modern biomedical concepts.
Key features include a scientific explanation of Qi energy and Yin-Yang, physiological effects of misused drugs, the neurological basis of addictive behavior and how to use this intervention in a variety of settings.

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