Integrative and Complementary MedicineOBM is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. It covers all evidence-based scientific studies on integrative, alternative and complementary approaches to improving health and wellness.

Topics contain but are not limited to:

  • Acupuncture
  • Acupressure
  • Acupotomy
  • Bioelectromagnetics applications
  • Pharmacological and biological treatments including their efficacy and safety
  • Diet, nutrition and lifestyle changes
  • Herbal medicine
  • Homeopathy
  • Manual healing methods (e.g., massage, physical therapy)
  • Kinesiology
  • Mind/body interventions
  • Preventive medicine
  • Research in integrative medicine
  • Education in integrative medicine
  • Related policies

It publishes a variety of article types: original research, review, communication, opinion, case report, study protocol, comment, conference report, technical note, book review, etc.

There is no restriction on paper length, provided that the text is concise and comprehensive. Authors should present their results in as much detail as possible, as reviewers are encouraged to emphasize scientific rigor and reproducibility. 

Archiving: full-text archived in CLOCKSS.

Rapid publication: manuscripts are undertaken in 6 days from acceptance to publication (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2019, 1-2 days of FREE language polishing time is also included in this period).

Free Publication in 2019
Current Issue: 2019  Archive: 2018 2017 2016

Volume 3,Issue 3

Open Access Review

Fructose Increases Uric Acid Contributing to Metabolic Syndrome - Herbal, Nutritional and Dietary Strategies to Reduce Uric Acid

Michael K. McMullen
Received: July 9, 2018; Published: September 28, 2018; doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.1803022

Open Access Review

Potentially Beneficial Effects of St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome

Hideya Mizuno, Ayako Taketomi, Toshikatsu Nakabayashi
Received: June 27, 2018; Published: September 28, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803021

Open Access Original Research

Thai Ethnomedicinal Plants Used for Diabetes Treatment

Methee Phumthum, Henrik Balslev
Received: April 25, 2018; Published: September 25, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803020

Open Access Opinion

Pain in Oncology, Reality and Paradox of Homeopathic Care

BAGOT Jean-Lionel
Received: May 31, 2018; Published: September 17, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803019

Open Access Review

A Review of the Efficacy of Yoga and Meditation-Based Interventions for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Alexandra Koulouris, Kathleen Dorado, Christina McDonnell, Robert R. Edwards, Asimina Lazaridou
Received: June 27, 2018; Published: September 6, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803018

Open Access Original Research

Homeopathy and Complementary Integrative Medicine, Dietary and Lifestyle Advices to Reduce Adverse-Effects of Anti-Cancer Therapy: A Cohort Study with Breast Cancer Patients

Elio Rossi, Cristina Noberasco, Marco Picchi, Mariella Di Stefano, Linda Nurra, Antonella Rossi, Leonardo Ventura
Received: March 28, 2018; Published: September 4, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803017

Open Access Original Research

Homeopathy and Cancer – Some Conceptual Issues

Peter Morrell
Received: June 06, 2018; Published: August 27, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803016

Open Access Original Research

The Four-Facet Model of Eudaimonic Resilience and Its Relationships with Mindfulness, Perceived Stress and Resilience

Fraser L. E. Fisher, Aileen M. Pidgeon
Received: July 10, 2018; Published: August 27, 2018 ; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803015

Open Access Original Research

Emotional Freedom Techniques for Food Cravings in Overweight Adults: A Comparison of Treatment Length

Peta Stapleton, Hannah Chatwin
Received: May 17, 2018; Published: July 3, 2018 ; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803014

Open Access Case Report

Living with Spondylolisthesis with (Relative) Equanimity

Patricia Lynn Dobkin
Received: April 23, 2018; Published: July 3, 2018 ; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803013

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