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Concepts of health, disease and vitality in traditional Chinese society

a psychological interpretation, based on the research material of Georg Koeppen.

by N. H. Van Straten

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Published by Steiner in Wiesbaden .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesMünchener ostasiatische Studien -- Bd 34
ContributionsKoeppen, Georg.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21837804M
ISBN 103515037705

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Concepts of health, disease and vitality in traditional Chinese society by N. H. Van Straten Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Concepts of health, disease, and vitality in traditional Chinese society: a psychological interpretation. [N H van Straten; Georg Koeppen]. Get this from a library. Concepts of health, disease and vitality in traditional Chinese society: a psychological interpretation, based on the research materials of Georg Koeppen.

[N H van Straten; Georg Koeppen].Concepts of health, disease, and vitality in traditional Chinese society: a psychological interpretation / N.H. van Straten Steiner Wiesbaden Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Introduction. Traditional Chinese medicine (Simplified: 中医学; Traditional: 中醫學; Pinyin: zhōngyī xué) is the name commonly given to a range of traditional medical practices used in China that have developed over the course of several thousand years of history. Author(s): Straten,N H van Title(s): Concepts of health, disease, and vitality in traditional Chinese society: a psychological interpretation based on the research materials of Georg Koeppen/ N.H.

van Straten. Country of Publication: Germany Publisher: Wiesbaden: Steiner, Description: p. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a branch of traditional medicine that is said to be based on more than 3, years of Chinese medical practice that includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, cupping therapy, gua sha, massage (tui na), bonesetter (die-da), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy, but recently also influenced by modern Western l meaning: "Chinese medicine".

Health and Illness in TCM. Health: According to the TCM view, the body is a complex system of different qi and yin-yang properties, known as the Functional mentioned previously, the functional entities are. The Five Fundamental Substances: Qi, Xue (Blood), Jinye (Body Fluids), Jing (Essence), and Shen (Spirit).

Zang-fu: A Wu Xing cycle of 5 zang organs, 6 fu organs. Here is the first complete manual of Chinese medicine specifically written for the layperson. Filled with illustrated exercises and recipes, this book offers a unique, integrated system of preventive health care so that now anyone can promote good health, longevity, and spiritual awareness using these traditional techniques/5(51).

Yin and Yang are concepts that are central to the unique viewpoint of traditional philosophy, science, and culture in China and Japan. Established from the observation of nature and society, they came to form the basis of traditional Chinese medicine, which then spread to Japan/5(19).

Basic to many clinical disciplines are the concepts of health and of its various defects — illness, disease, disorder, pathology, injury, disability, and so on.

Philosophical analysis of these ideas can clarify many issues, both in the health professions and in their relations to by: In addition, studies of Chinese psychology note the critical function of relationships in the maintenance of mental health (Hwang and Chang ; Lin, Tseng, and Yeh ).

3 This framework could be beneficially compared to Glen Dudbridge's use of the concepts Concepts of Health, Disease and Vitality in Traditional Chinese Society (Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner, ). and ritual influenced Chinese culture and society.

One of this book's greatest strengths is its enlightening discussion. The earliest book of traditional Chinese medicines is the Huang Di Nei Jing (Inner Classic of the Yellow Emperor), compiled around BC). 1 It contains. Core tip: This article discussed the concepts of body constitution in traditional Chinese medicine, which can reveal and advocate an individual’s bodily condition and functioning and thus contribute to a more proactive, holistic and individualized healthcare.

We critically discussed the concepts, types and measurements of body constitution in terms of three main health statuses - healthy Cited by: 5.

Background: Integrative medicine is becoming increasingly accepted in the global scheme of health care. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is often included among integrative medicine modalities.

Objective: This article provides a background for integration of acupuncture and other TCM-derived approaches to managing psychiatric conditions. Methods: Classical Cited by: 9. To be sure, good health is a vitality enhancer, and healthy choices generally lead more directly to vitality than unhealthy ones.

But in many ways, the physical body becomes a mere display case for vitality’s many treasures. Good physical health can help signify vitality – but it can’t deliver all of vitality’s goods. Traditional medicine has a long history of use in health maintenance and in disease prevention and treatment, particularly for chronic diseases.

[ citation needed ] Suitable recognition of traditional medicine is an important element of national health policies and has a well important basis for new products with significant export potential.

[57]. Traditional Chinese Medicine Could Make “Health for One” True Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which is the quintessence of the Chinese culture heritage, has a long history of years as that of the Chinese nation and has made an everlasting contribution to the Chinese Nation survival and producing offspring and prosperity.

To learn more about how Chinese Medicine works, you can read this article about The Causes of DIsease in Chinese Medicine. The Difference Between Chinese Medicine & Western Medicine There is a basic fundamental difference between Chinese Medicine and Allopathic or Western medicine and it has to do with the way each system views health, and.

Ho Chun, 許浚 Tong ui po kam (Treasures of Eastern Medical Knowledge: Classified Book of Medicine) 東醫寶鑑 Korea, 25 vols. NLM Call Number: WZ Ht In this work originally published inthe renowned Korean medical doctor Ho Chun compiled and classified the extant medical knowledge of China, Japan, and Korea.

Some of the categories. Basic TCM concepts. The following are some basic TCM concepts that can help you better understand how your Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment works. Some of the major functional entities featured in Traditional Chinese Medicine include Qi (气), “Blood” (血), the “Wu Zang” (五脏), the “Liu Fu” (六腑), and the meridians.Traditional Chinese medicine has become an important area of health and trade cooperation between China and the ASEAN, EU, Africa, and Central and .Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, is one of the world's oldest forms of medicine, with a history of more than 2, years.

It is the essence of Chinese history, philosophy and medical knowledge. It is still the main form of medicine to many Chinese today.