A Case Report for PTSD Patients Based on Mindfulness & I-Jeong-Byeon-Gi Therapy

마음챙김 명상과 이정변기요법을 이용한 PTSD 환자 치험례

  • Park, Jong-Min (Department of Neuropsychiatry, College of Korean Medicine, Wonkwang University) ;
  • Lee, Go-Eun (Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, National Rehabilitation Center) ;
  • Sue, Joo-Hee (Department of Korean Neuropsychiatry, National Medical Center) ;
  • Bae, Dal-Bit (Department of Neuropsychiatry, College of Korean Medicine, Wonkwang University) ;
  • Choi, Sung-Youl (Department of Neuropsychiatry, College of Korean Medicine, Wonkwang University) ;
  • Kang, Hyung-Won (Department of Neuropsychiatry, College of Korean Medicine, Wonkwang University)
  • 박종민 (원광대학교 한의과대학 신경정신과학교실) ;
  • 이고은 (국립재활원 한방재활의학과) ;
  • 서주희 (국립중앙의료원 한방신경정신과) ;
  • 배달빛 (원광대학교 한의과대학 신경정신과학교실) ;
  • 최성열 (원광대학교 한의과대학 신경정신과학교실) ;
  • 강형원 (원광대학교 한의과대학 신경정신과학교실)
  • Received : 2014.02.17
  • Accepted : 2014.03.06
  • Published : 2014.03.30


The purpose of this study was to introduce a PTSD patient who experienced significant effects of mindfulness meditation and Ii-Gyeung-Byun-Qi therapy. Our psychotherapy was executed five times a week for the 14-year-old male patient who attended middle school and was diagnosed by DSM-IV Diagnostic Criteria for PTSD, and then the MMPI-A was evaluated to determine the effects after 3 months. The results showed normal profiles of MMPI-A validity scales and Clinical Scales profile after his treatment, positive changes in content scales, and significant decreases of PSYC (psychoticism) and NEGE (negative emotionality) in PSY-5 scales. This study made through a case report on the treated psychotherapy for PTSD by the applications of modern psychological techniques in the Korean psychotherapy. We expected that this case report will have a role in development of standardized psychotherapy programs for PTSD.



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