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

  • Bijan PIRNIA 1. Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, University of Science and Culture, Tehran, Iran 2. Department 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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