Clinical experience and mechanism of acupuncture and electrical stimulation (AES) in the treatment of drug abuse.

  • Hsiang L. Wen
  • Published 1980 in The American journal of Chinese medicine


Three hundred cases were treated by AES in an out-patient detoxification setting. Seventy-seven cases completed 14 days of treatment and of these 30 were detoxified. One hundred and twenty-six cases came back for retreatment and another 19 cases (19/300 = 6.3% or 19/126 = 15.5%) were detoxified. It was found that the ACTH, cortisol (corticosterone), c-AMP… (More)


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