[Exploring and practicing over 80 years in traditional Chinese medicine: the academic career of professor XUE Chong-cheng]

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2021 Nov 12;41(11):1207-10. doi: 10.13703/j.0255-2930.20210818-0002.
[Article in Chinese]


This paper reviewes the clinical and scientific research history of professor XUE Chong-cheng and summarizes his academic thoughts and main achievements. Professor XUE Chong -cheng created the first personality and constitution inventory in China to lay the foundation for the discipline of TCM psychology; discovered meridian sensory conduction in phantom limbs and proposed the extension of the central model; invented a method for treating mental illness with a low-dose electroacupuncture convulsion therapy instrument; and interpreted the TCM medical model as a Time-Space-Social- Psychological-Biological medical model.


Keywords: academic thought;XUE Chong-cheng; acupuncture and moxibustion; meridian sensory conduction; personality and constitution inventory.

Publication types

  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Acupuncture Therapy*
  • China
  • History, 20th Century
  • Medicine, Chinese Traditional
  • Meridians*
  • Moxibustion*