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JOURNAL OF BEIJIGN UNIVERSITY OF TRADITIONAL CHINE ›› 2015, Vol. 38 ›› Issue (3): 153-157.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-2157.2015.03.002

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Thinking process of TCM diagnosis and treatment under psychological logics model*

SUN Chao1 ,XIE Qing-yu2,MENG Qing-gang1#   

  1. 1 Beijing University of Chinese Medicine,Beijing 100029;
    2 Institute of Chinese Basic Clinical Medicine,China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences
  • Received:2014-09-11 Online:2015-03-28 Published:2015-03-28

Abstract: To explore TCM doctors’ mode and the process of logical reasoning of TCM diagnosis and treatment, regarded reasoning modes as research objects, by adopting methods of epistemic logic. The TCM doctors’ thinking process of diagnosis and treatment is a composite model of thinking, consisted of three parallel channels of abductive reasoning, analogic reasoning and inductive reasoning and one serial channel of deductive reasoning. The process can also be influenced by experiences, conviction, emotion and other psychological factors. The model which contains complicated recognition psychology factors will contribute to interpretation of the process of TCM diagnosis and treatment on the whole, to open a new way of understanding and to provide further reference for the research on the cognitive schema.

Key words: psychological logic, TCM doctors’ thinking mode, analogical reasoning, inductive reasoning, abductive reasoning

CLC Number: 

  • R241