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sjimu 2009, 16(4): 47-56 Back to browse issues page
Effects of Evening Primrose Oil on Depression Disorders onPatients at Psycho-neurological Clinic of Khoramabad
Mandana Saki , Korosh Saki
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Abstract Introduction: Depression disorder is one of the most common mental diseases which cause frequent disabilities. As it has been proved that there exists a realationship between Omega3 and depression, the present study was designed to investigate the therapeutic effects of evening primrose oil on depression. Materials & methods: The present study was a clinical trial which included 80 patients selected randomly. The subjects were interviewed by a psychiatrist and Beck inventory was administered to measure the degree of their depression .The data were collected and anlyzed. Findings: The findings indicated that the average grade obtained from Beck inventory in all the three groups under study with primrose and Nortripytilin during a 3- month's period decreased remarkably. Also, the patients 'performances improved during this period. Statistical analysis showed a significant relationship among average grades in Beck inventory and performance level gained by the patients. Conclusion: Based on the research findings and the proved effects of primrose on the treatment of depression, it is recommended that these should be prescribed for non-psychotic depression as the first stage of treatment.
Keywords: : depression, primose oil, omega3
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2009/07/19 | Accepted: 2015/04/20 | Published: 2015/04/20
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saki M, saki K. Effects of Evening Primrose Oil on Depression Disorders onPatients at Psycho-neurological Clinic of Khoramabad. sjimu. 2009; 16 (4) :47-56
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