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Fig. 1. The changes of the primary and the secondary outcomes before and after treatments. (A) The score of Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9), Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Korean version of Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale (K-CES-D) decreased. In particular, PHQ decreased below the cut-off point, and the other two indicators also decreased, indicating improvement in mental health. (B) The score of Visual Analog Scale (VAS) decreased and Euro Qol-Visual Analogue Scale (EQ-VAS) increased. Through the change of secondary indicators, it can be seen that discomfort caused by pain was alleviated and subjective health perception was improved. Baseline is 0 week, Intermediate is 6 week, Termination is 12 week.
Korean J Acupunct 2022;39:16-21 https://doi.org/10.14406/acu.2022.002
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