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Chinese Medicine Psychology

Chinese Medicine Psychology

A Clinical Guide to Mental and Emotional Wellness

Professor Lifang Qu and Dr Mary Garvey

Quick Overview

This book facilitates and promotes the use of Chinese medicine to manage mind and emotion-related illnesses. It is divided into two parts with the first introducing the theory of Chinese medicine psychology, and the second acting as a guide to clinical practice.
2020, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 224pp
ISBN: 9781787752764

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Both an introduction to Chinese medicine psychology and a clinical guide for Chinese medicine, this book facilitates and promotes the management of mind and emotion-related illnesses.

Based on recent and ancient Chinese sources, it explores and explains previously unavailable material on the generational and ancestral aspects of human mentality, as well as its context within the natural world and the evolution of human life. The first part of the book includes a detailed introduction to the theory of Chinese medicine psychology as well as the modern developments that surround it, whilst the second part is a guide to clinical practice.

Chinese Medicine Psychology allows access to invaluable resources and is an indispensable guide for Chinese medicine practitioners, students and healthcare professionals.


'The authors provide a clear and full depiction of psychological terms and concepts of traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). They also meld classical and contemporary data to present a clear manual for TCM psychology. The introduction of multiple TCM therapies for mental and emotional diseases will be of great benefit for all TCM practitioners and patients in today's society.'
- Zhang-Jin Zhang, BMed, MMed, PhD, Professor, Associate Director (Clinic), School of Chinese Medicine LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

'With the increase in the prevalence of mental health issues globally the need for a better understanding of treatment options is now even more imperative. Qu and Garvey explore the classical Chinese medicine wisdom of this rich knowledge area. Drawing from case studies using formulas from the Essential Prescriptions of the Golden Cabinet they weave a clinical narrative that continues to be relevant today.'
- Christopher Zaslawski, Associate Professor, Head - Chinese Medicine Discipline, School of Life Sciences, University of Technology Sydney


By (author): Mary Garvey, Lifang Qu