Examines the underlying Eastern theories practiced primarily in traditional Chinese medicine. Studies how the Eastern approach to nourishment in many forms complements basic Western medicine.

Examines the stress response; holistic approaches to stress management (such as meditation); manual medicine (acupressure, massage); the role of exercise and laughter; effects of stress on sleep; stress and nutrition; and the role of spirituality, including research on prayer and healing. Prerequisites: HH500 and HH501. 3 credits.