The Psyche in Chinese Medicine: Treatment of Emotional and Mental Disharmonies with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs, 1e
by Giovanni Maciocia, Giovanni Maciocia
- Hardcover: 688 pages
- Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 1 edition (August 3, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0702029882
- ISBN-13: 978-0702029882
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- File Size: 51.3 MB
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THE PSYCHE IN CHINESE MEDICINE comprehensively discusses the treatment of mental-emotional disorders with both acupuncture and herbal medicine. Suitable for practitioners and students of Chinese medicine it discusses first the aetiology, pathology and diagnosis of mental disorders. It explores the nature of the Mind (Shen), Ethereal Soul (Hun), Corporeal Soul (Po), Intellect (Yi) and Will-Power (Zhi) and then presents the diagnosis and treatment of the most common psychological disorders with both acupuncture and Chinese herbs in detail. Specific chapters focus on the treatment of common conditions including depression, anxiety, insomnia, panic attacks, bipolar disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Each condition is illustrated with case histories from the author’s 35 years-long practice.Comprehensive discussion of the nature of the Shen, Hun, Po, Yi and Zhi in Chinese medicineThe first detailed description of the nature and functions of the Hun (Ethereal Soul) and how that relates to conditions such as depression, bipolar disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderAn entire chapter dedicated to the functions of acupuncture points in the treatment of mental-emotional disordersCase studies that offer realistic insights and understanding to the range of diagnostic and treatment choices the practitioner can makeAttractive 2-colour page layout gives easy access and navigation around the text