Title: Chinese-English Edition of Acupuncture Treatment for Depression
Author / Editor: Xu Jinshui，Cheng Lihong许金水，程立红
ISBN: 978-7-5323-9075-5, 9787532390755
Publisher: 上海科学技术出版社 (Shanghai Scientific and Technical Publishers)
Date of Publication: 2007.10
Number of pages: 235 pages
Dimensions: 20.5 x 14 cm
Item Descriptions: 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
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
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 students of TCM universities and colleges,Chinese personnel practicing abroad, foreign students and non-