Approved for 1 CEU/PDA for NCCAOM and most states’ recertification
Approved for 1 CEU/PDA credit through the State of California
In this one-hour taped lecture, Bob Flaws discusses the Chinese medical treatment of depression, including the relationship between the Western psychiatric disorder of depression and the Chinese medical pattern of liver depression. Bob also outlines all the causes of liver depression—both psychological and physiological—as well as all the disease mechanisms associated with liver depression. After reviewing the standard modern Chinese medical textbook treatment of emotional depression, Bob shares his observations about real patients in Western clinical practice.
About your instructor:
Bob Flaws began his study of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in 1977 and was in practice for 25 years before he devoted his energy to research, teaching, and writing on all aspects of Chinese medicine. Bob is a Fellow and past Governor of the National Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, a founder, past president, and Lifetime Fellow of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado, and a Fellow of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine (UK). Today, Bob has retired from the field Chinese medicine entirely and now spends his time promoting English-speaking teachers of Tibetan Buddhism.