By Tiaa L; Yuan S; Ba E; Chen H; Zhou Z.
[Composite acupuncture treatment of mental retardation in children]
Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1995 Mar, 15(1):34-7.
Pub type: Clinical Trial; Joural Article; Randoized Controlled Trial.
Abstract: 128 children of mental retardation were diagnosed in accordance with
the diagnostic standards proposed by WHO in 1985. The patients were treated
compositely with acupuncture, auriculo-acupoint pellet pressure and herbal
plasters on acupoints, bringing about improved mental developments in
intelligence quotient (IQ) and social adaptation behaviour (SAB), as
evidenced by recognized intelligence tests for children.