Clinical study on treatment of the earthquake-caused post-traumatic stress disorder by cognitive-behavior therapy and acupoint stimulation.

@article{Zhang2011ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical study on treatment of the earthquake-caused post-traumatic stress disorder by cognitive-behavior therapy and acupoint stimulation.},
  author={Ying Zhang and Bin Feng and Jian-ping Xie and Fang-zhong Xu and Jiong Chen},
  journal={Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={60-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the curative effect of acupoint stimulation on the earthquake-caused post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). METHODS The 91 PTSD patients in Wenchuan hit by a strong earthquake were randomly divided into a control group of 24 cases treated by the cognitive-behavior therapy, and a treatment group of 67 cases treated by both cognitive-behavior therapy and acupoint stimulation. The scores were evaluated according to Chinese version of the incident effect scale revised (IES-R… CONTINUE READING