The Effectiveness of Auricular Acupuncture on the Levels of Cortisol in a Depressed Patient

  • Bijan PIRNIA Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, University of Science and Culture, Tehran, Iran ANDDepartment of Psychiatry, Behavior Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Negin MOHAMMADZADEH BAZARGAN Department of Psychology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
  • Mostafa HAMDIEH Department of Psychosomatic, Taleghani Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Kambiz PIRNIA Bijan Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Tehran, Iran
  • Parastoo MALEKANMEHR Department of Psychology, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran
  • Faezeh MALEKI Department of Psychology, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran
  • Alireza ZAHIRODDIN Department of Psychiatry, Behavior Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Published
2019-09-03
How to Cite
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PIRNIA B, MOHAMMADZADEH BAZARGAN N, HAMDIEH M, PIRNIA K, MALEKANMEHR P, MALEKI F, ZAHIRODDIN A. The Effectiveness of Auricular Acupuncture on the Levels of Cortisol in a Depressed Patient. Iran J Public Health. 48(9):1748-1750.
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