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Chinese Medical Psychiatry: A Textbook & Clinical Manual 9781891845550

FLAWS Bob & LAKE James [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9781891845550

Blue Poppy Press 2001 1st Edition

AU $140.00
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This book discusses the disease causes and mechanisms, pattern discrimination, treatment principles, and Chinese medicinal and acupuncture-moxibustion treatment of more than 20 traditional Chinese psychiatric diseases (such as withdrawal & mania, visceral agitation, running piglet, lily disease, and plum pit qi) as well as the same information on the Chinese medical treatment of the following modern Western psychiatric diseases: > Anxiety neuroses > Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) > Bipolar affective disorder (BAD) > Schizophrenia > Hysterical neuroses > Unipolar depression Each chapter dealing with either a traditional Chinese or modern Western disease category also includes extensive information on the Western medical nosology, aetiology, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, epidemiology, treatment, side effects, and criteria for referral written by a Western psychiatrist (Dr. Lake). In addition each chapter includes abstracts of recent Chinese and Western research as well as multiple case histories. There is also an introduction to Chinese medical psychiatry as well as appendices on the history of Chinese psychiatry, Sun Si-miao’s 13 ghost points, a psychiatric disease point repertoire, a psychiatric disease acupuncture formulary, a psychiatric disease materia medica, and an psychiatric disease formulary. Written in collaboration by one of the worlds’ top English language authorities on Chinese medicine and a Western psychiatrist, this book is a must-have for anyone interested in the Chinese medical treatment of psycho-emotional diseases.

285 x 220mm

500pp

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TCM Psycho/Psych      TCM Specialities     

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