Hysteria Disease—Three Cases

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Can any one deny that acupuncture is one of the best treatments available to mankind for hysterical diseases? Hysterical patients truly are suffering—it’s just that they have no physical symptoms.  Because acupuncture can deliver a full scale treatment with no physical side effects, it is an excellent solution for hysterical problems of the mind-body.  The following three case histories demonstrate the practical effectiveness of this claim. 

Hysteria Disease—Three Cases

A Case History by Dr. Xiao Shao Qing

Submitted by admin on September 19, 2006 - 3:58pm.
A Case History by Dr. Xiao Shao Qing

(From pp.212-214 of Xian Dai Zhen Jiu Yi An Xuan, “A Compendium of Modern Acupuncture Case Histories”)

Chen XX XX, female, age 17, shopworker,

Initial examination — 17 April 1956.

Patient’s Account:In the latter part of March in this same year, due to a busy work schedule and other factors, the patient had a deeply depressed mental state that led to a light degree of insomnia.Later she had irregular spirit-orientation; sporadic laughing and sporadic crying, as well as unclear consciousness.At the XX XX District People’s Hospital she was diagnosed as having “hysteria.” Sedatives were administered internally, but as there was no clear improvement in her condition, she came [to me] for examination and [an acupuncture] treatment.

Acupuncture Case Histories The Treatment of Mental Diseases

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Acupuncture Case Histories The Treatment of Mental Diseases

This collection of acupuncture case histories that are focused on treating mental diseases is a direct development of my work on Soothing the Troubled Mind; Acupuncture and Moxibustion in the Treatment and Prevention of Schizophrenia. To my mind, one of the great strengths and weaknesses of Soothing is that the original authors intended their work for a Chinese audience. In the course of translating their book, it became apparent to me that much could be done to enhance what they were trying to convey, but my duty was to stay in the role of translator and not usurp the role of author. One of the things that we did was include an explanatory foreword from an internationally respected schizophrenia specialist, Dr. Richard Warner. The translator’s preface to Soothing also is aimed at putting the authors’ ideas into perspective. In addition, this collection of case histories is intended to display a broader array of treatments for mental diseases and further expose the cultural backdrop behind TCM treatments in the PRC.

An Acupuncture Case History

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An Acupuncture Case History
by
Dr. Fei Jiu Zhi

From pages 215-216 of
Xian Dai Zhen Jiu Yi An Xuan
Modern Acupuncture and Moxibustion Case Histories

Wang XX Yun, female, age 39, chef.

Initial Examination: 20 July 1969.

Patient’s Remarks: The patient had suffered from mania for four years. At times it was light, at others severe. She had been admitted to mental hospitals several times, but after returning home it would erupt again. From 1968 the disease had encroached even more seriously. It was becoming more severe every day, the patient was resisting medical treatment, and her husband requested hospitalization and treatment.

Checklist for STRICTA –Standards for reporting interventions in controlled trials of acupuncture: the STRICTA recommendations

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Checklist for STRICTA –Standards for reporting interventions in controlled trials of acupuncture: the STRICTA recommendations

Hugh MacPherson, Adrian White, Mike Cummings, Kim Jobst, Ken Rose, Richard Niemtzow, for the STRICTA Group*


Hugh MacPherson

Meeting of the Council of Oriental Medical Publishers (COMP)

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Meeting of  the Council of Oriental Medical Publishers (COMP)


Monday, 6 November 2000
9:30am - 4:30pm
Catamaran Hotel, San Diego, CA

Attendees (as steated): Z'ev Rosenberg, Bob Felt, Miki Shima, Jane Bruss, Chia-Feng Chang, Dolina Hueisin Wang, Jessica [not readable], Sabine Wilms, Xun Liu, Philippe Rivere, Mara Hansen, John O'Connor, Dan Bensky, Greg Bantic, Ken Rose, Peter Deadman, Mazin Alkhafaji, Charollete Furth, Reiko Shinno, Lyn Kuschinski, Steven Rosenthal, Honora Wolf, Jack Miller, Douglas Eisenstrark, Al Stone, Andy Ellis, Michael Fitzgerald, Shelley Ochs, Nigel Wiseman.

Considerations for the Translation of Traditional Chinese Medicine Into English

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By Marnae C. Ergil
Marnae C. Ergil began her study of Chinese language in 1981 at Middlebury College. In 1992 she was one of 16 graduate students funded by the Committee for Scholarly Communication with the People's Republic of China to conduct Ph.D. dissertation research in China.  Ms. Ergil?s work was on the Education of Practitioner of Chinese Medicine in the PRC.  She spent a year living at a college of Chinese medicine in China, taking classes with the Chinese students, interviewing students, faculty and administration.  She has completed her Master?s Degree in anthropology and is currently in the process of writing her dissertation for her Ph.D. in Anthropology.  Ms. Ergil currently lives in New York City and is the  Oriental Medicine clinic director at the New York College For Wholistic Health Education and Research.  She teaches courses in Chinese internal medicine, diagnostics, acupuncture techniques and the history of Chinese medicine.  Marnae practices acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine at the New York College where she also trains student practitioners.

Term Translation Services

Submitted by admin on September 19, 2006 - 9:44am.

Term Translation Services

Paradigm Publications offers a CD-ROM, searchable PDF version of Nigel Wiseman's databases. This provides about 30,000 terms.

Acupunture Research with Questions and Answers

Submitted by admin on September 18, 2006 - 3:15pm.

Acupunture Research with Questions and Answers

By Richard Hammerschlag, Ph.D.

Background Papers

Submitted by admin on September 18, 2006 - 2:54pm.