Shen: Psycho-Emotional Aspects of Chinese Medicine

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 13, 2007 - Medical - 480 pages
SHEN: PSYCHO-EMOTIONAL ASPECTS OF CHINESE MEDICINE fully explains how the emotional, mental, and physical elements of Chinese Medicine in illness are an extremely effective therapy in dealing with cases where the alterations of the shen are both obvious and subtle. The book focuses on the psycho-spiritual aspects of patient's conditions and is purposely constructed to facilitate practitioners' formulations of diagnosis and treatment. It reflects throughout on the patient-practitioner relationship, resources, and various characteristics, inherent problems and qualities of acupuncture.
  • Offers clinical guidelines for treating people with psycho-emotional symptoms.
  • Includes researched material and clinical applications concerning emotions and movement.
  • Describes the causes and progression of psycho-emotional symptoms in terms of etiological and pathological mechanisms, specific symptoms, and classical syndromes.
  • Features in-depth description of 29 clinical case studies with discussion on points, ongoing treatment, and problematic situations.
 

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Contents

CLINICAL FOUNDATIONS OF SHEN
1
Emotions and the movement of qi
17
shen hun poyi and zhi
47
CLASSICAL ASPECTS OF PATHOGENS
71
Emotions and heat
85
Agitation and restlessness fanzao
97
Insomnia
103
Mental health conditions diankuang
125
The space shared by the patient
271
Events related to acupuncture
293
and chronic illness 297 SECTION IV CONTEMPORARY CLINICAL
305
and clinical notes
313
Use of points in severe psychiatric
331
Clinic for mental disorders
351
Alterations of the qi and their somatic
371
Hyperactivity and attention deficit
385

zangzao bentunqi
141
THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES
167
Principal patterns of emptinessxu
203
Stimulation methods
233
Complementary techniques 235 13 Points with diverse applications
247
Treatment with emotions in classical texts
261
protocol applied in a public
397
A The pulse
409
B Notes on diagnostic framing in conventional
419
TCM on the internet
425
F Bibliography 433 G List of points mentioned
441
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