This pioneering book unites both western and traditional Chinese medicine to present a step-by-step methodology for evaluating and treating depression with acupuncture. Using research-oriented trials, it addresses fundamental issues in acupuncture research and offers guidelines for the design of acupuncture treatment studies.
Background and context
Depression defined: symptoms, epidemiology, etiology and treatment
Chinese medicine theory
The etiology of depression according to traditional Chinese medicine
The application of traditional Chinese medicine in the diagnosis and treatment of depression
Case histories of individuals who responded to treatment
Issues in implementation
Case histories of individuals who did not respond fully to treatment.
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- © Churchill Livingstone 2001
- 7th September 2001
- Churchill Livingstone
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