Acupuncture for depression

  • Protocol
  • Intervention



This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To examine the effectiveness and safety of acupuncture for depression. The review will examine the following hypotheses:

The use of acupuncture will:
1. reduce the severity of depression,
2. reduce the frequency of use of other medication and/or therapies,
3. improve quality of life and,
4. has no adverse effects.