[Exploration of acupoints selection law for post-traumatic stress disorder treated with acupuncture and moxibustion].Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2016; 36(11):1229-1232ZZ
To analyze the modern clinical literature on post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD) treated with acupuncture and moxibustion so as to summarize the acupoints selection law. The related articles from 2005 to 2014 were collected and then the frequencies were statistically analyzed. Finally 16 papers were gathered,while the main acupoints among the 23 acupoints refer to Baihui(GV 20),Sishencong(EX-HN 1),Shenting(GV 24),Fengchi(GB 20),Shenmen(HT 7),Neiguan(PC 6),Taichong(LR 3) and Sanyinjiao(SP 6). It is concluded that the law means taking smoothing liver and governor vessel to regulate the spirit as priority,and assisted by nourishing kidney and supporting yang to peace the spirit,as well as strengthening spleen and helping qi to smooth meridians.