Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 362582, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/362582
Research Article

Type of Multimorbidity and Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use among Adults

Department of Pharmaceutical Systems and Policy, School of Pharmacy, West Virginia University, P.O. Box 9510, Morgantown, WV 26506-9510, USA

Received 30 September 2014; Accepted 19 December 2014

Academic Editor: Fabio Firenzuoli

Copyright © 2015 Monira Alwhaibi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. S. H. Saydah and M. S. Eberhardt, “Use of complementary and alternative medicine among adults with chronic diseases: United States 2002,” The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 805–812, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  2. S. M. Smith, H. Soubhi, M. Fortin, C. Hudon, and T. O'Dowd, “Managing patients with multimorbidity: Systematic review of interventions in primary care and community settings,” British Medical Journal, vol. 345, no. 7874, Article ID e5205, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  3. R. A. Bell, C. K. Suerken, J. G. Grzywacz, W. Lang, S. A. Quandt, and T. A. Arcury, “Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults with diabetes in the United States,” Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 16–22, 2006. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. M. Fortin, H. Soubhi, C. Hudon, E. A. Bayliss, and M. van den Akker, “Multimorbidity's many challenges,” British Medical Journal, vol. 334, no. 7602, pp. 1016–1017, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  5. C. M. Boyd, C. S. Ritchie, E. F. Tipton, S. A. Studenski, and D. Wieland, “From bedside to bench: Summary from the American Geriatrics Society/National Institute on Aging Research Conference on Comorbidity and Multiple Morbidity in Older Adults,” Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 181–188, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. S. N. Garland, D. Valentine, K. Desai et al., “Complementary and alternative medicine use and benefit finding among cancer patients,” Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 19, no. 11, pp. 876–881, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  7. N. Alaaeddine, J. Okais, L. Ballane, and R. M. Baddoura, “Use of complementary and alternative therapy among patients with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis,” Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol. 21, no. 21-22, pp. 3198–3204, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  8. S. J. Sohl, K. E. Weaver, G. Birdee, E. E. Kent, S. C. Danhauer, and A. S. Hamilton, “Characteristics associated with the use of complementary health approaches among long-term cancer survivors,” Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 927–936, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  9. R. C. Kessler, J. Soukup, R. B. Davis et al., “The use of complementary and alternative therapies to treat anxiety and depression in the United States,” The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 158, no. 2, pp. 289–294, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. A. M. Kilbourne, L. A. Copeland, J. E. Zeber, M. S. Bauer, E. Lasky, and C. B. Good, “Determinants of complementary and alternative medicine use by patients with bipolar disorder,” Psychopharmacology Bulletin, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 104–115, 2007. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. J. G. Grzywacz, C. K. Suerken, S. A. Quandt, R. A. Bell, W. Lang, and T. A. Arcury, “Older adults' use of complementary and alternative medicine for mental health: findings from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey,” The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 467–473, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  12. Z. Russinova, D. Cash, and N. J. Wewiorski, “Toward understanding the usefulness of complementary and alternative medicine for individuals with serious mental illnesses: classification of perceived benefits,” Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease, vol. 197, no. 1, pp. 69–73, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  13. J. Unutzer, R. Klap, R. Sturm et al., “Mental disorders and the use of alternative medicine: results from a national survey,” The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 157, no. 11, pp. 1851–1857, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. M. Ajmera, T. L. Wilkins, P. A. Findley, and U. Sambamoorthi, “Multimorbidity, mental illness, and quality of care: preventable hospitalizations among medicare beneficiaries,” International Journal of Family Medicine, vol. 2012, Article ID 823294, 10 pages, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  15. A. Bystritsky, S. Hovav, C. Sherbourne et al., “Use of complementary and alternative medicine in a large sample of anxiety patients,” Psychosomatics, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 266–272, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  16. K. D. Stein, C. Kaw, C. Crammer, and T. Gansler, “The role of psychological functioning in the use of complementary and alternative methods among disease-free colorectal cancer survivors: a report from the American cancer society's studies of cancer survivors,” Cancer, vol. 115, no. 18, pp. 4397–4408, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  17. C. L. Carpenter, P. A. Ganz, and L. Bernstein, “Complementary and alternative therapies among very long-term breast cancer survivors,” Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, vol. 116, no. 2, pp. 387–396, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  18. C. Shen, U. Sambamoorthi, and G. Rust, “Co-occurring mental illness and health care utilization and expenditures in adults with obesity and chronic physical illness,” Disease Management, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 153–160, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  19. A. M. Gadermann, J. Alonso, G. Vilagut, A. M. Zaslavsky, and R. C. Kessler, “Comorbidity and disease burden in the national comorbidity survey replication (NCS-R),” Depression and Anxiety, vol. 29, no. 9, pp. 797–806, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  20. A. Anesetti-Rothermel and U. Sambamoorthi, “Physical and mental illness burden: disability days among working adults,” Population Health Management, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 223–230, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  21. Centers for Diasease Control and Prevention, “Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion,” http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/overview/index.htm#ref2.
  22. M. B. Stein, B. J. Cox, T. O. Afifi, S.-L. Belik, and J. Sareen, “Does co-morbid depressive illness magnify the impact of chronic physical illness? A population-based perspective,” Psychological Medicine, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 587–596, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  23. K. R. Merikangas, M. Ames, L. Cui et al., “The impact of comorbidity of mental and physical conditions on role disability in the US adult household population,” Archives of General Psychiatry, vol. 64, no. 10, pp. 1180–1188, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  24. R. J. Ozminkowski, S. Musich, F. G. Bottone Jr. et al., “The burden of depressive symptoms and various chronic conditions and health concerns on the quality of life among those with Medicare Supplement Insurance,” International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 27, no. 9, pp. 948–958, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  25. K. M. Scott, M. von Korff, J. Alonso et al., “Mental/physical co-morbidity and its relationship with disability: results from the World Mental Health Surveys,” Psychological Medicine, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 33–43, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  26. G. A. A. J. Horvath, Chronic Conditions: Making the Case for Ongoing Care, Partnership for Solutions, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Baltimore, Md, USA, 2002.
  27. S. Mattke, L. Klautzer, T. Mengistu, J. Garnett, J. Hu, and H. Wu, Health and Well-Being in the Home: A Global Analysis of Needs, Expectations, and Priorities for Home Health Care Technology, Rand Corporation, 2010.
  28. National Center for Health Statistics, “National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) survey description,” ftp://ftp.cdc.gov/pub/Health_Statistics/NCHS/Dataset_Documentation/NHIS/2012/srvydesc.pdf.
  29. J. Sinnige, J. Braspenning, F. Schellevis, I. Stirbu-Wagner, G. Westert, and J. Korevaar, “The prevalence of disease clusters in older adults with multiple chronic diseases—a systematic literature review,” PLoS ONE, vol. 8, no. 11, Article ID e79641, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  30. I. Milken, “An Unhealthy America: The Economic Burden of Chronic Disease—Charting a New Course to Save Lives and Increase Productivity and Economic Growth,” 2007.
  31. R. Andersen and J. F. Newman, “Societal and individual determinants of medical care utilization in the United States,” The Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly Health And Society, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 95–124, 1973. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. N. A. Howlader, M. Krapcho, J. Garshell et al., Eds., SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975–2010, 2013, http://seer.cancer.gov/csr/1975_2010/.
  33. C. Brown, J. Barner, T. Bohman, and K. Richards, “A multivariate test of an expanded andersen health care utilization model for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in African Americans,” The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 15, no. 8, pp. 911–919, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  34. D. M. Shumay, G. Maskarinec, C. C. Gotay, E. M. Heiby, and H. Kakai, “Determinants of the degree of complementary and alternative medicine use among patients with cancer,” Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 661–671, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  35. C. H. Dominick, F. M. Blyth, and M. K. Nicholas, “Unpacking the burden: understanding the relationships between chronic pain and comorbidity in the general population,” Pain, vol. 153, no. 2, pp. 293–304, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  36. K. M. Scott, M. Von Korff, J. Alonso et al., “Mental/physical co-morbidity and its relationship with disability: results from the World Mental Health Surveys,” Psychological Medicine, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 33–43, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  37. D. Warden, A. J. Rush, M. H. Trivedi, M. Fava, and S. R. Wisniewski, “The STAR*D project results: a comprehensive review of findings,” Current Psychiatry Reports, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 449–459, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  38. S. H. Kennedy and P. Giacobbe, “Treatment resistant depression—advances in somatic therapies,” Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 279–287, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  39. P. Wu, C. Fuller, X. Liu et al., “Use of complementary and alternative medicine among women with depression: results of a national survey,” Psychiatric Services, vol. 58, no. 3, pp. 349–356, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  40. P. W. Crownfield, “Chiropractic as a covered benefit,” Dynamic Chiropractic, vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 1–3, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  41. Medicare.gov, http://www.medicare.gov/coverage/chiropractic-services.html.
  42. G. A. Jensen, C. Roychoudhury, and D. C. Cherkin, “Employer-sponsored health insurance for chiropractic services,” Medical Care, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 544–553, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  43. M. T. Haneline, “Safety of chiropractic interventions: a systematic review,” Spine, vol. 34, no. 22, pp. 2475–2477, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  44. K. Pilkington and A. Boshnakova, “Complementary medicine and safety: a systematic investigation of design and reporting of systematic reviews,” Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 20, no. 1-2, pp. 73–82, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  45. A. Bardia, D. L. Barton, L. J. Prokop, B. A. Bauer, and T. J. Moynihan, “Efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine therapies in relieving cancer pain: a systematic review,” Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 24, no. 34, pp. 5457–5464, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  46. G. J. Macfarlane, P. Paudyal, M. Doherty et al., “A systematic review of evidence for the effectiveness of practitioner-based complementary and alternative therapies in the management of rheumatic diseases: rheumatoid arthritis,” Rheumatology, vol. 51, no. 9, pp. 1707–1713, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  47. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), “Cancer and Complementary Health Approaches,” http://nccam.nih.gov/health/cancer/camcancer.htm?lang=en.