Homoeopathic Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
IACH - Prof. G. Vithoulkas
Homoeopathic Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
  • Author(s)

    Lamont J.

    Journal

    British Homoeopathic Journal, 1997, 86, 196-200.

    Notes

    43 children with ADHD were given either a placebo or an individualised homeopathic medicine, in accordance with a double blind partial crossover dose regime. When the results were compared at the end of the trial, it was found that the homeopathic treatment for ADHD was superior to that using placebo.

     

    Abstract

    43 children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were alternately assignedto either placebo or homoeopathic treatment in a double blind, partial crossover study to determine the effectiveness of homoeopathy for this disorder. Medicines or placebos were given to parents or carers and were administered to children by the parent or carers. After 10 days children in the placebo group were given homoeopathic medicines. Statistical comparisons were made on the basis of parent or carer ratings of ADHD behaviour before and after treatment. Scores for subjects initially in the placebo group were compared with those initially in the homoeopathic group; and scores for subjects initially in the placebo group were compared with scores for the same subjects after they received homoeopathic medicine. Statistically significant differences were found for both comparisons, supporting the hypothesis that homoeopathic treatment is superior to placebo treatment for ADHD.

    Category: Human Studies

    External url

    http://www.homeopathyjournal.net/article/S0007-0785(97)80044-0/abstract

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