[Analysis of analogical function acupoints for mental diseases based on Indications of Acupoints, National Standard].Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2016 Dec 12; 36(12):1331-1334.ZZ
To summarize the acupoints for mental diseases in Indications of Acupoints,National Standard(GB/T30233-2013) so as to provide theoretical evidence for acupoint compatibility and acupuncture-moxibustion prescription.
The acupoints for mental diseases in Indications of Acupoints,National Standard were artificially retrieved,and then their frequencies,meridians and locations were analyzed.
Eighty acupoints were collected totally. Shenmen (HT 7) was with the highest frequency,and Baihui (GV 20) was followed. The frequently-used meridians in turn were governor vessel (GV),bladder meridian of foot-taiyang,small intestine meridian of hand-taiyang and stomach meridian of foot-yangming,etc.,among which GV showed the highest number with 17 (21.25%) acupoints. As for the positions of analogical function acupoints,they in turn were head and face,upper limbs,lower lumbs,back and waist,chest and abdomen,with 30 percent acupoints locating at head and face.
Analogical acupoints for mental diseases are focused at head and face,and they are mainly along GV. The treatment is based on syndrome differentiation.