Usage and attitudes related to complementary and alternative medicine among Turkish academicians on the basis of the five-factor model of personality: A multi-centered study


GÖK METİN Z. , KARADAŞ C. , ÖZDEMİR L.

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN MEDICINE, vol.44, pp.151-156, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ctim.2019.04.012
  • Title of Journal : COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.151-156

Abstract

Objectives: As the popularity of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) is increasing, it is important to understand the characteristics of people that make them to be attracted toward CAM and influence their attitudes. The purpose of the present study was to examine the associations between the socio-demographic characteristics of people as assessed by the a five-factor model and the attitudes toward CAM modalities among Turkish academicians.