Acupuncture Treatment for Depression


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Acupuncture Treatment for Depression


Author: Xu Jinshui

Order No. 5258

ISBN-13: 9787532390755

ISBN-10: 7532390756

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Shanghai Scientific & Technical Publishers

Pub Year: 2007

Pages: 235

Language: English-Chinese

Size: 5.5 x 8

Price: $14.95

Depression is a common disorder characterized by a pervasive and persistent lowering of mood. With the rapid economic development, the increasingly faster pace of modern life, people have to deal with greater and greater psychological pressure. It is no wonder that the incidence of depression shows an obvious rising tendency. This book covers the definition, etiology, pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of depression as well as some main diagnostic points and differential diagnosis from both the angle of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and that of Western medicine. It also analyzes the TCM pattern identification of depression, summarizes the progress that has been made over the last few decades through researching the way acupuncture works in the treatment of this condition. It also gives some clinical applications of acupuncture treatments and puts forward specific acupuncture methods to treat depression based on TCM pattern identification and treatment. Lastly, it lists the commonly used acupuncture points related to this condition and gives some examples of typical clinical cases. The book should be helpful to acupuncturists at home and abroad, teachers and student of TCM universities and colleges, Chinese personnel practicing abroad, foreign students and non-professionals.

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