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《Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion》 2013-01
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Post-stroke depression treated with acupuncture therapy of dredging Governor Vessel and regulating mentality:a randomized controlled trial

SUN Pei-yang1,CHU Hao-ran 1,LI Pei-fang1,WANG Ying1,LI Fei1,XIA Jian-guo1,YANG Ya1,GUO Tie2(1.Hospital of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Affiliated to Anhui University of TCM,Hefei 230061,China;2.Affiliated Hospital of Neurology Institute,Anhui University of TCM)  
Objective To compare clinical efficacy differences of post-stroke depression(PSD) between acupuncture therapy of dredging Governor Vessel and regulating mentality and western medicine.Methods Sixty cases were randomly divided into an acupuncture group and a medication group,30 cases in each one.The acupuncture therapy of dredging Governor Vessel and regulating mentality was applied at Baihui(GV 20),Fengfu(GV 16),Shenting(GV 24),Shuigou(GV 26),Dazhui(GV 14) and Shendao(GV 11) in the acupuncture group,once a day,6 times in a week and continuously 4 weeks were required.The medication group was treated with prozac capsule,20 mg,once a day for totally 4 weeks.The score of HAMD,MESSS and BI were respectively used to compare efficacy differences between the two groups before treatment and after four weeks of treatment.Results After four weeks of treatment,the scores of HAMD and MESSS in the acupuncture group were(18.93±6.49) and(17.47±6.56),which were remarkably decreased than(26.07±8.66) and(22.43±8.26) in the medication group,and the score of BI in the acupuncture group was(65.67±8.97),which was higher than(49.67±8.61) in the medication group,and the differences were statistically significant(P0.05,P0.01).The total effective rate of depression,neural function recover rate and daily life activities in the acupuncture group were 96.7%(29/30),93.3%(28/30) and 100.0%(30/30),which were all superior to 83.3%(25/30),80.0%(24/30) and 80.0%(24/30) in the medication group(all P0.05).Conclusion The acupuncture therapy of dredging Governor Vessel and regulating mentality could not only improve PSD patients' symptom,but also reco-ver neural function and improve daily life activities,which has better efficacy than western medicine.
【Fund】: 国家中医药管理局重点学科针灸学建设项目:国中医发[2009]30号
【CateGory Index】: R246.6
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