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Relationship between Syndromes of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Depression in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Author LiaoTao
Tutor WangFei
School Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Course Chinese medical science
Keywords Mild cognitive impairment Alzheimer's disease Depression Emotion regulation
CLC R277.7
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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Objective: To investigate mild cognitive obstacles to TCM syndrome associated with depression , and to provide a basis for MCI Chinese medicine treatment . Methods: This study selected cases from May 2009 to January 2010 , long-term care in the geriatric hospital in Chengdu ( Chengdu nursing homes ) 114 elderly retired cadres , first given clinical Memory Scale ( CMS ) the spirit of the mini-mental state examination ( MMSE ) , Hajinsiji ischemic index score sheet ( HIS ) , Blessed behavior scale test , preliminary screening of normal cognition and mild cognitive impairment ( MCI ) group , and MCI group of syndromes syndrome differentiation, and normal cognition group and MCI group ZUNG 's anxiety Scale (SAS) and ZUNG 's depression self - rating scale (SDS) test , to determine MCI and TCM climate correlation with depression . Results: preliminary screening and scale test , exclude the number 38 met the inclusion criteria , 31 included in the normal elderly , 45 MCI patients , the MCI group with normal cognition group , SDS , SAS score was significantly higher ( P lt ; 0.05 ) , with significant differences . The MCI group reduction of kidney marrow group phlegm blocking awakened group , blood stasis group , compared with the normal cognition group type SDS , SAS score was significantly higher ( P lt ; 0.05 ) , with significant differences . Conclusion : mild cognitive impairment and depression related TCM syndromes of mild cognitive impairment and depression have some relevance , in which the kidney marrow less group correlation .

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