Acupuncture for Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder Integrative on, Single Episode without Psychotic Symptoms in the General Services Agency Regional Mental Hospital in North Sumatra Provincial Government and the Hospital Dr Pirngadi Medan

Nauli Aulia Lubis, Juskitar ., Syamsir BS, Amri Amir


Objective: To determine whether there is any research improved HAM-D scores after six weeks of treatment between the group that received psikofarmaka therapy (fluoxetine tabs 20mg / day) and group therapy mandapat psikofarmaka (fluoxetine tabs 20mg / day) + Acupuncture. Methods: This study is an analytical study of this research was to approach two experimental group pretest-posttest design, which is an open clinical trial in parallel with the two groups of randomization. Results: From a study of 72 subjects research. From the results of the study found that the HAM-D score at week II s / d Week VI is p = 0.0001 (p <0.05). This suggests that there are significant differences on HAM-D scores after the second week s / d weeks VI in both groups.

Keywords: : Major depressive disorder, HAM-D, acupuncture

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