Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2021 Apr;41(4):381-5
Department of Rehabilitation, Hebei Hospital of TCM, Shijiazhuang 050011, China.
Objective: To observe the effect of acupuncture combined with sertraline hydrochloride and sertraline hydrochloride alone on cancer-related depression (CRD), and to explore its action mechanism.
Methods: A total of 120 patients with CRD were randomly divided into an observation group and a control group, 60 cases in each group. Based on the routine treatment of oncology, the patients in the control group were treated with sertraline hydrochloride tablets, 50 mg per time, once a day, and the patients in the observation group were additionally treated with acupuncture at Zhongwan (CV 12), Baihui (GV 20), Shenting (GV 24), Xinshu (BL 15), Ganshu (BL 18), Pishu (BL 20), Shenmen (HT 7), Taichong (LR 3), Taixi (KI 3), 20 to 40 min per time, once a day, 5 times a week. Read More