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International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences

International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences

2020, Vol. 4 Issue 3, Part B
Homoeopathy caves depression
Author(s): Dr. Sultana Perween, Dr. Shamim Alam and Dr. Md Reza
Abstract:
Depression can be referred to as a psychiatric dysfunction which is generally associated with a recurrent feeling of sadness, loneliness, disinterest in daily affairs and low self-confidence. Due to the stresses of the modern lifestyle and constant anxiety, the occurrence of depression is on the rise and it is affecting more people around the world. Different Homeopathic for medicine such as Sepi, Aurum Metallicum, Cimicifuga, Causticum, Phosphoric acid – I and Kalium Phosphoricum are used to treat depression problems.
There is a need to assess the existing research evidence for homeopathy in depression due to the prevalence of depression in all countries worldwide, the limited effect of existing recommended interventions, and the fact that patients use homeopathy as an alternative or a complement to conventional treatment. One systematic review assessing research evidence for homeopathy in depression concluded that there was limited evidence due to a lack of high quality trials. Another review on homeopathy in psychiatric conditions, which included only randomised placebo-controlled trials found none reporting on depression.
The aim of this review is to update these previous reviews and to assess the evidence for the efficacy, effectiveness and safety of homeopathy in patients with depression.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Sultana Perween, Dr. Shamim Alam, Dr. Md Reza. Homoeopathy caves depression. Int J Hom Sci 2020;4(3):83-86.
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences