Ayurvedic Medicine   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

MBM 5674 - Ayurvedic Medicine

This course provides an overview of the medical traditions and medical practices of India. The course provides an opportunity for students to study ayurvedic medicine as a lifestyle and as a healing tradition, and to consider the relationship between ayurvedic medicine and Western biomedicine. Students study the conceptual paradigm of ayurvedic medicine, historical foundations, the typical physician-patient relationship, and commonly used interventions in current practice. Special emphasis will be placed on the psycho-emotional aspects of traditional ayurvedic medicine, and available outcome studies assessing efficacy for common mental health disorders. Prerequisite(s): No Prerequisite. 3 credit(s)
Offered: SU- Term A. Course Length: 8 Weeks. No RC.