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  1. A retrospective study on the use of acupuncture for the prevention of alcoholic recidivism.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    Symposium of acupuncture research. Washington DC USA, 1994/09/17.

    This retrospective study evaluates the efficacy of acupuncture for the prevention of recidivism in the treatment of alcoholism.

    Thirty subjects with a history of heavy drinking were randomly recruited from an alcoholism outpatient clinic.

    The acupuncture group (n=16) received acupuncture in addition to conventional alcoholism treatment ; the control group (n=14) received conventional treatment only.

    Compared to the control group, the acupuncture group showed a significant reduction in relapse frequency (P=025).

    In the acupuncture group, 93.75% of the subjects either remained abstinent or graduated from the program, compared to 42.86% of the subjects in the control group (P=0.002), statistically remarkably significant.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Rétrospective, Stress, Acupuncture, Alcool, Homme, Prévention, Médecine orientale, Médecine traditionnelle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Retrospective, Stress, Acupuncture, Alcohol, Human, Prevention, Oriental medicine, Folk medicine

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0245617

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 09/06/1995.