Can Acupuncture Treat Post-stroke Depression? "PSD2"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

An 8-week, assessor-blind, randomized controlled trial will be conducted. A total of 138 patients with post-stroke depression (PSD) will be randomly assigned to the combination acupuncture treatment (CAI) (n = 69) or least acupuncture stimulation (LAS) (n = 69) for 3 sessions per week for 8 weeks. Treatment outcomes will be measured using the 17-item Hamilton Self-Rating Depression Scale (HAMD-17), the...

Read More →

Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 4 September 2017.

1 Oct 2015 18 Dec 2015 1 Aug 2018 1 Aug 2019 1 Sep 2017 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment