Dissertation > Medicine, health > Chinese Medicine > Chinese medicine practitioners of other disciplines > TCM neurology and psychiatry

A Research on Wu Ju-tong’s Academic Thought in the Treatment for Abnormal Consciousness

Author ShengMei
Tutor ZhangSiChao
School Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Course Clinical basis for TCM
Keywords consciousness pericardium Wu Ju-tong academic thought research
CLC R277.7
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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Consciousness refers to the human spirit, consciousness, thinking, emotion and other activities in TCM, and its abnormalities include irritability, Shen Hun, delirium, Hun Meng, mad, Shen Juan, etc., which are common symptoms in Febrile Disease. Recently, the incidences of the mental illnesses, such as insomnia and depression, are rising, which are serious impact on people’s life.In order to research the treatment for the abnormal consciousness, this subject has systematically summarised the discussions about the abnormal consciousness in the famous works of Wu Ju-tong, for example, Systematized Identification of Febrile Disease and Medical Records of Wu Ju-tong. Draw three conclusions from the results in this paper. First, it has revealed for the first time that the academic thoughts of Wu Ju-tong originally come from Huang Di Nei Jing, learn from Zhang Zhong-jing and Ye Tian-shi, and developed them. Secondly, the major causes of the morbidity can be summarised in five aspects, i.e., the thermal interference evil heart, the gods wish to chaos; lung puzzled retrograde pericardium; febrile disease mistaken governance, mind was scrambling; wet longer restrain evil, Inner Mongolia-minded; longer restrain evil heat, wear and tear really overcast. Thirdly, the central ideas of the treatments are Aromatic Kaiqiao, Heat Kaiqiao, Xiere Hozu, and Yangyin Shengjin. The academic thoughts will provide new ideas as well as new approaches for the clinical diagnosis and treatments for the infectious diseases, neurasthenia, depression, menopausal syndrome, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases supervening the mental disorders.

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