Depression and Complementary Health Approaches
Many individuals with depression turn to complementary health approaches as an adjunct to or in place of conventional treatment. Although these approaches are commonly used and readily available in the marketplace, many of these treatments have not been rigorously studied for depression. For this reason, it’s important that you understand the benefits and risks of these complementary approaches to advise your patients. A Task Force on Complementary and Alternative Medicine of the American Psychiatric Association conducted a review in 2010 of complementary approaches in psychiatry and found that, based on the quality of ...
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - October 20, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCAM Source Type: news

Herbal Remedies for OCD
Alternative medicines such as herbal remedies have been growing in popularity in both Europe and North America. Many people have tried herbal remedies for OCD. One of the most popular herbal remedies for OCD is St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum). Read more to find out of if St. John's Wort is an effective remedy for OCD. (Source: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Source: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - June 5, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news