Electroacupuncture Combined With Antidepressants for Post-stroke Depression


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

This is a randomized, assessor-blind, placebo controlled study in post stroke depression patients. Subjects receiving antidepressant drug would be assigned to either active or placebo scalp electro-acupuncture treatment, on the hypothesis that acupuncture intervention combined with antidepressants could produce greater therapeutic effects than antidepressants alone.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 30 April 2013.

1 May 2010 29 Jul 2010 1 Feb 2013 1 Feb 2013 1 Apr 2013 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

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


  • Zhang-Jin Zhang, MMed, PhD

  • Sui-Cheung Man, BCM, BSc

    marksman@hku.hk +85225890466