A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in the treatment of depression. Journal of Affect Disorders. 2007 Jan; 97(1-3):13-22.
- RESULTS: General trends suggest that acupuncture modalities were as effective as, or more effective than antidepressants when employed for treatment of depression.
Stress, Phobia & Anxiety
Acupuncture for anxiety and anxiety disorders--a systematic literature review. Acupuncture Medicine. 2007 Jun; 25(1-2):1-10.
- CONCLUSIONS: Positive findings are reported for acupuncture in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder or anxiety neurosis.