Acupuncture in the Treatment of Depression

1st Edition

A Manual for Practice and Research

Authors: Rosa Schnyer John Allen Sabrina Hitt Rachel Manber Ted Kaptchuk Michael Thase
Paperback ISBN: 9780443071317
eBook ISBN: 9780702036354
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 7th September 2001
Page Count: 240

Description

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.

Table of Contents

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
Research considerations
Issues in implementation
Case histories of individuals who did not respond fully to treatment.

Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702036354
Paperback ISBN:
9780443071317

About the Author

Rosa Schnyer

Affiliations and Expertise

DiplAc Senior Research Associate, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

John Allen

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Sabrina Hitt

Affiliations and Expertise

Reseach Associate, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Rachel Manber

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stanford, Stanford, CA

Ted Kaptchuk

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Michael Thase

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA