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Conference Paper: Role of complementary & alternative medicine (CAM) using acupuncture (AC) for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

TitleRole of complementary & alternative medicine (CAM) using acupuncture (AC) for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
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Issue Date2010
PublisherInternational Society for Autism Research.
Citation
The 9th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Philadelphia, PA., 20-22 May 2010. In Abstract Book of the International Meeting for Autism Research, 2010, p. 574-575 How to Cite?
AbstractBACKGROUND: Parents of children with ASD sought for CAM treatment. (1) The approach in TCM is “holistic” with a philosophical background of balancing “Yin-and-Yang”. The pathophysiological basis aimed to improve “energy” or “body-flow” or “de-Qi”. Depending on the symptoms of ASD, clinical manifestations could be categorized into different TCM syndromes: “Delay in Development; Speech and Language problems; Hearing problems; or Emotion problems”. The sites of the pathological changes had been postulated to be in the ‘brain, heart, spleen, liver and kidney meridian”. In our experience, TCM approach for autism is postulated to be related to lower intelligence due to 'Heart-meridian and Kidney-meridian imbalance” resulting in communication problem and “Liver-meridian imbalance” leading to behavioral problem. (2, 10) OBJECTIVES: We adopted a different approach to assess …
DescriptionPoster Sessions - 130 Treatment: 130.096: no. 117
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/129887

 

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dc.contributor.authorWong, VCNen_US
dc.contributor.authorChu, VLYen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-12-23T08:43:50Z-
dc.date.available2010-12-23T08:43:50Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 9th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Philadelphia, PA., 20-22 May 2010. In Abstract Book of the International Meeting for Autism Research, 2010, p. 574-575en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/129887-
dc.descriptionPoster Sessions - 130 Treatment: 130.096: no. 117-
dc.description.abstractBACKGROUND: Parents of children with ASD sought for CAM treatment. (1) The approach in TCM is “holistic” with a philosophical background of balancing “Yin-and-Yang”. The pathophysiological basis aimed to improve “energy” or “body-flow” or “de-Qi”. Depending on the symptoms of ASD, clinical manifestations could be categorized into different TCM syndromes: “Delay in Development; Speech and Language problems; Hearing problems; or Emotion problems”. The sites of the pathological changes had been postulated to be in the ‘brain, heart, spleen, liver and kidney meridian”. In our experience, TCM approach for autism is postulated to be related to lower intelligence due to 'Heart-meridian and Kidney-meridian imbalance” resulting in communication problem and “Liver-meridian imbalance” leading to behavioral problem. (2, 10) OBJECTIVES: We adopted a different approach to assess …-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherInternational Society for Autism Research.-
dc.relation.ispartofAbstracts Book of the International Meeting for Autism Research-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleRole of complementary & alternative medicine (CAM) using acupuncture (AC) for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)en_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailWong, VCN: vcnwong@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailChu, VLY: vchu@hkucc.hku.hken_US
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dc.identifier.spage574-
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dc.publisher.placeUnited States-
dc.description.otherThe 9th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Philadelphia, PA., 20-22 May 2010. In Abstract Book of the International Meeting for Autism Research, 2010, p. 574-575-

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