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Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry
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The Korean Society of Oriental Neuropsychiatry
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Volume 23, Issue 4 - Dec 2012
Volume 23, Issue 3 - Sep 2012
Volume 23, Issue 2 - Jun 2012
Volume 23, Issue 1 - Mar 2012
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A Review Study in Treatment for Anxiety Disorder in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Lee, Seung-Hwan ; Kang, Min-Jeong ; Lim, Jung-Hwa ; Seong, Woo-Yong ;
Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, volume 23, issue 2, 2012, Pages 1~12
DOI : 10.7231/JON.2012.23.2.001
Objectives : This study is set out to discover more about the treatment of anxiety disorder in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Methods : We searched the database-China Academic Journals(CAJ). For papers published since 2007-2011, which are classified in categories. Results : We have finally selected 23 articles, and the results were as follows: 1. Stages of Anxiety disorder are discussed in various aspects. 2. Diagnostic criteria and evaluation criteria were the same, especially, in the CCMD and HAMA was used most frequently. Adverse effects were reported using TESS. 3. There are various ways, such as Herbal medicine, acupuncture, electroacupuncture stimulation, acupoints injection, and abdominal massage therapy to treat Anxiety disorders in TCM. 4. Zizyphus jujuba, Poligala tenuifolia, Poria cocos are mainly used in herbal medicine. Sinmun(HT7), Sameumgyo(SP6), Naegwan(PC6) are mainly used in acupuncture points. 5. The treatment group, cured by herbal medicine or acupuncture, was similar in its therapeutic efficiency to that of the control group, which was cured by western medicine. In some cases, the treatment group was better off than the control group. Herbal medicines have been reported that they have less side effects and drug addiction than the western medicines. We predict that herbal medicine in the treatment for anxiety disorders will have an advantage. Conclusions : There are a wide range of approaches in the treatments for Anxiety disorders in TCM. In some aspects, herbal medicine is more effective than that of the western medicine. According to this study, we predict that herbal medicine in the treatment for anxiety disorders, has some advantage. Therefore, there is a need for more clinical research for this disorder in Korean traditional medicine.
The Current State of Clinical Studies on Scalp Acupuncture - Treatment for Dementia-by Search for China Literature published from 2001 to 2011 in CAJ(China Academic Journals) -
Lee, Go-Eun ; Park, Jang-Ho ; Yang, Hyun-Duk ; Heo, Eun-Jung ; Jeon, Won-Kyung ; Lyu, Yeoung-Su ; Kang, Hyung-Won ;
Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, volume 23, issue 2, 2012, Pages 13~32
DOI : 10.7231/JON.2012.23.2.013
Objectives : The purpose of this study was to obtain some knowledge concerning the scalp acupuncture treatment on patients with dementia for the future practice and research from clinical studies in China. Methods : The literatures were searched using the data base-China Academic Journals(CAJ) (2001-2011). Results : We found out 1 case study, and 17 randomized controlled trials(RCT) which met the inclusion criteria in most studies. There were 3 types of scalp acupuncture-applying method, cho-si scalp acupuncture(焦氏頭鍼法), combination of using ordinary acupoints(正經鍼) and extraordinary acupoints(經外寄穴), standard method of scalp acupuncture(標準頭鍼法). The often used acupoints are Yundongqu(運動區), Ganjuequ(感覺區), Yuntingqu(暈聽區), Zuyunganqu(足運感區), Sishencong (HN23), Baihui(GV20), Shenting(GV24), Fengchi(GB20), Dingnieqianxiexian(MS6), and Dingniehouxiexian(MS7). Conclusions : There were significant improvements on the scalp acupuncture-treated groups, compared to the control groups(western medication group or other acupuncture treatment group). Results of this study could be used for future studies concerning the scalp acupuncture for dementia.
A Study on Effects of incense smokes of `Cheung-Woon` on Concentration
Uhm, Ji-Tae ; Kim, Byoung-Soo ; Kim, Kyoung-Shin ;
Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, volume 23, issue 2, 2012, Pages 33~48
DOI : 10.7231/JON.2012.23.2.033
Objectives : This study aimed to assess the effects of incense smokes of `Cheung-Woon` on the concentration and EEG in healthy individuals. Methods : A total of 48 healthy volunteers participated in this study. The volunteers were examined with K-MAS, CBT(Corsi block tapping task), and EEG before and after smelling the incense smokes of `Cheung-Woon`. K-MAS measured the recalled words, and CBT measured the recalled positions and orders of the color boxes. EEG measured the relative power of
wave, SMR wave, mid-
wave and T(concentraion index T
Effects of mindfulness-based qigong for children`s concentration ability
Hong, Soon-Sang ; Cho, Seung-Hun ;
Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, volume 23, issue 2, 2012, Pages 49~58
DOI : 10.7231/JON.2012.23.2.049
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of Mindfulness-based concentration qigong for children (MBCQ-C) in healthy children with subjective poor attention. Methods : This study examined the effects of MBCQ-C on healthy children with subjective poor attention, who vistied Korean medicine hospital neuropsychiatry outpatient clinic. The MBCQ-C was practiced with 11 participants, 2 of them quit in the middle of the program, and hence, they were excluded for data analysis. MBCQ-C consisted of 8 sessions, and each session took about 60 minutes. The outcome measurement was Frankfurter Aufmerksamkeits-Inventar (FAIR), which measured selective attention, self-control and sustained attention. Results : The results of this study showed that selective attention, and sustained attention were significantly improved. Self-control also improved, but without any statistical significance. These results indicate MBCQ-C was effective for the improvement of attention abilities, but self-control, including upper cognition area needs more consistent exercise. Conclusions : The MBCQ-C consisting of 8 sessions were shown to be an effective intervention in improving the attention abilities of healthy children with subjective poor attention.
Clinical Study on Ocular fatigue (Dry Eye) Patients
Kim, Ji-Hyuk ;
Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, volume 23, issue 2, 2012, Pages 59~66
DOI : 10.7231/JON.2012.23.2.059
Objectives : The purpose of this report was to examine the relation between ocular fatigue and dry eye symptoms in patients with ocular fatigue. Methods : 115 patients with ocular fatigue disease were included in this analyses. The study examination included a symptom interview that assessed stiff sense, foreign body sense, pain, soreness, redness, etc. and ocular fatigue. Results : The survey showed in subjective ocular fatigue in all subjects. All patients(115) reported symptoms of ocular fatigue and 25.2% (29/115) were diagnosed as having dry eye with symptoms. Conclusions : These findings suggest that there is a strong between ocular fatigue and dry eye.
The Clinical Study of 3 menopausal disorder patients with Palpitation and Depression Treated by Yeongkyekamjo-tang
Park, Jang-Ho ; Lee, Go-Eun ; Lyu, Yun-Sun ; Bae, Dal-Bit ; Baek, Dong-Gi ; Shin, Yong-Jin ; Kang, Hyung-Won ; Lyu, Yeoung-Su ;
Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, volume 23, issue 2, 2012, Pages 67~84
DOI : 10.7231/JON.2012.23.2.067
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of Yeongkyekamjo-tang on patients with menopausal disorder. Methods : We recruited 3 patients with menopausal disorder, who have been suffering from palpitation and depression. In addition, the patients had been administrated Yeongkyekamjo-tang. The patients of menopausal disorder had been estimated with Kupperman`s index, Beck`s Depression Inventory, The Menopause Quiz of Argosy University, visual analogue scale and Heart rate variability. We measured the Kupperman`s index, Beck`s Depression Inventory and The Menopause Quiz of Argosy University for every seven days. The heart rate variability was estimated twice, before and after the treatment. Results : After the treatments, symptoms of menopausal disorder were decreased. Conclusions : This study suggests that Yeongkyekamjo-tang is significantly effective on patients with menopausal disorder as well as palpitation and depression.
A Case Report of a Somatization Disorder Patient with Histrionic Personality Disorder
Kim, Soo-Jung ; Ryu, Chun-Gil ; Cho, A-Ram ; Seo, Joo-Hee ; Kim, Ji-Na ; Sung, Woo-Yong ; Park, Jang-Ho ;
Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, volume 23, issue 2, 2012, Pages 85~98
DOI : 10.7231/JON.2012.23.2.085
Objectives : The histrionic personality disorder(HPD) is characterized by a pattern of excessive emotion and attention-seeking behavior, including a seductive behavior. It is known that HPD is closely related to a somatization disorder. The somatization disorder is characterized with various physical symptoms that have no pathologic manifestation. This report is on a case of 55 years old woman with HPD, who has been suffering from various physical symptoms that are coincided with diagnostic criteria for somatization disorder by DSM-IV. Methods : The patient was treated with oriental medical treatments (acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping therapy, and herb-medication), hypnotic therapy, and emotional freedom techniques. The effects of treatment were measured by VAS. Results : Chest pain was improved by hypnotic therapy and oriental medical treatments. But the patient`s pantalgia and abdominal discomfort were controlled effectively by emotional freedom techniques. Conclusions : This result suggests that EFT might be effective for the defensive and dependent somatization disorder patient with HPD.
13 weeks repeated oral dose toxicity studies with LMK02-Jangwonhwan in SD rats
Kang, Hyung-Won ; Jang, Hyun-Ho ; Park, Jang-Ho ; Kim, Tae-Heon ; Lyu, Yeoung-Su ;
Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, volume 23, issue 2, 2012, Pages 99~120
DOI : 10.7231/JON.2012.23.2.099
Objectives : The oriental medicine Jangwonhwan, a boiled extract of 12 medicinal herbs/mushrooms, has been prescribed to patients with cognitive dysfunction, as originally described in the Korean medical text, DonguiBogam(amnesia chapter). Recently, a modified formula of Jangwonhwan (LMK02-Jangwonhwan) consisting of seven medicinal plants/mushrooms, was shown to reduce the
-amyloid deposition in the brain of Tg-APPswe/PS1dE9 mouse model for Alzheimer`s disease. The toxicity of LMK02-Jangwonhwan was investigated in SD rats, by a daily oral administration for 13 weeks and NOAEL(No observed adverse effect dose), a definite toxic dose and target organ, as well. Methods : Quality control of the tablet form of LMK02-Jangwonhwan was established by estimating the indicative components, Ginsenoside Rg3 of Red Ginseng and Decursin of Angelicagigas Nakai. The toxicity of LMK02-Jangwonhwan was investigated in 6 week old, specific pathogen free (SPF), Sprageu-Dawley rats by oral administration. Each test group consisted of 10 male and 10 female rats. The groups received doses of 500, 1,000 or 2,000 mg/kg/day of test substance for 13 weeks. The clinical signs, death rate, body weight, food consumption, ophthalmic examination, urinalysis, hematological and serum biochemistry, organ weight and pathological changes were examined and compared with those of the control group. Results : The 13-week repeated oral treatment doses didn`t result in any specific symptoms or death. There were no significant changes in the rat`s weight and food consumption. Further, ophthalmic examination, urinalysis, hematological, serum biochemistry test and organ weight revealed no significant differences. Conclusions : The no-observed-adverse-effect level(NOAEL) of LMK02 for male and female Sprague-Dawley rats was determined as 2,000mg/kg/day and the target organ wasn`t confirmed. Because no significant adverse effects were observed, the target organ could not be determined.
Single Oral Dose Toxicity Test of ACM(Added Chongmyung-tang) in Sprague-Dawley Rat
Choi, Woo-Chang ; Jung, In-Chul ; Lim, Jong-Soon ; Kim, Seung-Hyung ; Lee, Sang-Ryong ;
Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, volume 23, issue 2, 2012, Pages 121~128
DOI : 10.7231/JON.2012.23.2.021
Objectives : This research investigates the single oral dose toxicity of ACM in SD rats. Methods : ACMs were administered to female and male SD rats, as an oral dose of 5000 mg/kg. Animals were monitored for the mortality and changes in the body weight, clinical signs and gross observation during the 14 days after dosing, upon necropsy. Results : We could not find any mortality. Compared with the control group, significant weight change was not observed in the experimental group. First day after administration, compound-colored stool was observed in all rats. After the second day of administration, the more common symptoms were not observed. There were no gross abnormalities in all cases. [ED NOTE: highlight: given the context, this is very vague] Conclusions : The results obtained in this study suggest that the approximate lethal dose of ACM in both female and male rats were considered as over 5000 mg/kg.
The Literature Review on Procedure of Historical Changes Centered on Medications of 10 Kinds of Headache in 『Donguibogam)』(東醫寶鑑)
Hwang, Jeong-Hyun ; Koo, Byung-Soo ; Kim, Geun-Woo ;
Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry, volume 23, issue 2, 2012, Pages 129~146
DOI : 10.7231/JON.2012.23.2.029
Objectives : The purpose of this literature review was to clarify the procedure of historical changes centered on medications of 10 kinds of headache in "Donguibogam"(東醫寶鑑). Methods : We searched the database-China Academic Journals(CAJ). For papers published since 2007-2011, which are classified in categories. Results : 1. By searching medications of 10 kinds of headache in "Donguibogam"(東醫寶鑑), 32 prescriptions were selected. 2. We reviewed the books, which is clarified as the reference of the aforementioned 32 prescriptions in "Donguibogam"(東醫寶鑑). 3. 31 books mentioned in head part of "Uibujeonrok"(醫部全錄) were also selected as the reference, and we searched the aforementioned 32 prescriptions in the former 31 books. Conclusions : 1. The herb medications of 10 kinds of headache in "Donguibogam"(東醫寶鑑) were mostly affected by "Seuideukhyobang"(世醫得效方). 2. 21 prescriptions among 32 prescriptions in "Donguibogam" were directly quoted from the books that the prescriptions were firstly appeared and 11 prescriptions among the 32 prescriptions were re-quoted from other books that succeeded the source books. 3. We suspect that the components, dosages of the herb medications of headache in chapter Du(頭) of "Donguibogam" were revised, according to the author`s clinical experience and circumstances. 4. Cheon-gungdajo-san(川芎茶調散) was the most cited prescription in medical books. A total of 12 books were recorded from "Hwajegukbang(和劑局方)" to "Donguibogam(東醫寶鑑)".