St. john's wort for depression, omega-3 fatty acids for mood stabilization and depression, and cranial electrical stimulation for substance use rehabilitation, depression, anxiety, and sleep disorders
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Basic medical science applied in public health
Chronic disease management and prevention
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Describe use and evidence of comparative effectiveness of St. John’s wort. List two CAM therapies that have been found helpful in treating depression.
Keyword(s): Mental Health Care, Herbal Medicine
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Director of Research and Alternative Remedy Studies for the Depression Clinical and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, I have authored or co-authored more than 100 original articles, review articles, and book chapters, and have co-edited a textbook on CAM treatments for psychiatric disorders, Natural Medications for Psychiatric Disorders: Considering the Alternatives (2002/2008).
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes
|Name of Organization
|Type of relationship
|Cranial Electrical Stim
|Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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