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Traditional Medical Systems and
Cultural Conceptions of Psychopathology
 


Table of Contents

Abstract
Introduction
The eastern view
The concepr of energy
Organs and emotions
Psychosomatic factors
Chinese approaches to psychopathology
Schizophrenia
Depression
Eating disorders
Alzeimer's disease
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Shortcomings of Chinese medicine
East meets West
Use of traditional medicine in promoting mental health
Mental health services and immigrants
The (silk) road ahead
Cultural insights
References
Endnotes


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