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UKCRC Health Research Classification System

5.8 Complementary

Main inclusion criteria

Discovery and development of complementary approaches to conventional medical therapies including:

  • hypnotherapy, meditation, massage, acupuncture and homeopathy
  • mechanisms of action
  • testing in model systems


Official terminology

Full name of code

Short name Unique ID
5.8 Complementary 5.8 Complementary



Related external links

Common Scientific Outline (CSO) – 5.6 Complementary and Alternative Treatment Approaches