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Home > Research > Schizophrenia

Comparison between electro-acupuncture with chlorpromazine and chlorpromazine alone in 60 schizophrenic patients

By Zhuge DY; Chen JK.

[Comparison between electro-acupuncture with chlorpromazine and chlorpromazine alone in 60 schizophrenic patients]

Chung-Kuo Chung Hsi i Chieh Ho Tsa Chih, l993 Jul, 13(7):408-9, 388.
Language: Chinese.
(UI: 94072826)

Abstract: 60 schizophrenia patients were treated with electro-acupuncture and chlorpromazine therapy in comparison with chlorpromazine therapy alone, 30 patients for each group, and their curative effects evaluated according to the brief psychiatric rating scale (BPRS).

The result showed the total curative effects of the two groups were similar. However, the marked effects appeared earlier in combined therapy than that of using chlorpromazine alone, less chlorpromazine was needed, hence displayed fewer side-effects.

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