The effect of acupuncture on psychosocial outcomes for women experiencing infertility: a pilot randomized controlled trial.

@article{Smith2011TheEO,
  title={The effect of acupuncture on psychosocial outcomes for women experiencing infertility: a pilot randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Caroline A Smith and Jane M Ussher and Janette Perz and Bridget Carmady and Sheryl L de Lacey},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 10},
  pages={923-30}
}
OBJECTIVES The study objectives were to examine the effectiveness of acupuncture for reducing infertility-related stress. DESIGN The study design was a randomized controlled trial of acupuncture compared with a wait-list control. SETTING The study was conducted at The University of Western Sydney. SUBJECTS Thirty-two (32) women aged 20-45 years, with a diagnosis of infertility, or a history of unsuccessfully trying to conceive for 12 months or more, were the subjects of the study… CONTINUE READING
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