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Research: Effectiveness of Acupuncture Used for the Management of Postpartum Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

"Results: Eight prospective trials reporting data on postpartum depression were included in our meta-analysis. The results demonstrated that acupuncture treatment could significantly reduce HAMD scores (SMD: -1.08; 95%CI: -2.11 to -0.05; P=0.040)."

Wei Li 1 2Ping Yin 1Lixing Lao 3 4Shifen Xu 1

"The HDRS (also known as the Ham-D) is the most widely used clinician-administered depression assessment scale."

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