A clinical practice guideline for osteopathic psychiatry and the use of osteopathic manipulative medicine.
This site serves as a forum for exploring the interface between mental health and manual medicine, specifically osteopathic manipulative medicine.
The field of psychiatry as approached through the lens of the osteopathic philosophy.
The osteopathic philosophy emphasizes the following principles:
1. The human being is a dynamic unit of function.
2. The body possesses self-regulatory mechanisms that are self-healing in nature.
3. Structure and function are interrelated at all levels.
4. Rational treatment is based on these principles.