Yang Ruilin1, Xu Bing2, Li Yufang1, Gao Yuan1, Yan Dongxue1
1Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, China
2Department of Encephalopathy, Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, China
In recent years, the incidence of depression has tended to be increasingly younger. The incidence of depression in adolescents is increasing year by year, and depression has become one of the most serious psychological disorders affecting the physical and mental health of adolescents nowadays. In this paper, by investigating and studying the research progress of acupuncture for adolescent depression, we compare and analyze the characteristics of TCM treatment for adolescent depressed patients by combining the theoretical knowledge of TCM from simple acupuncture for adolescent depression, acupuncture combined with psychotherapy for adolescent depression, and acupuncture combined with drugs for adolescent depression and other comprehensive therapies, and at the same time, carry out In-depth analysis was conducted to clarify effective treatment options and to provide an important theoretical basis for further development and treatment of this disease.
acupuncture, adolescent depression, review
Yang Ruilin, Xu Bing, Li Yufang, Gao Yuan, Yan Dongxue. Research progress of acupuncture in the treatment of depression in adolescents. Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (2022) Vol. 3, Issue 2: 48-51. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMHS.2022.030208.
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