Depression treated with acupuncture

10:52 AM, Oct 18, 2013   |    comments
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Acupuncture, and some talk therapy, are good treatment options for depression.

A new study out of the University of York finds people who had twelve weekly sessions of acupuncture or couseling, in addition to the standard of care, were significantly less depressed -- compared to people who only got usual care.

More than six hundred patients received the two types of treatments -- and the all saw the same level of improvement.

Researchers say these treatments seem to help, at least in the short term, and were not linked to side effects.

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