International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Since Year 2012 | Open Access | Double Blind Reviewed

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Research Paper | Homeopathy | India | Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022


An Exploratory Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Homoeopathic Management in Modernity Impacted Depression

Ridhima Gandhi


Abstract: Depression is known to be the single largest contributor to global disability & in India, according to mental health survey 2015-16, nearly 15% of Indian adults needs active intervention for one or more mental health issues. 1 in every 20 Indians is suffering from depression. The modern lifestyle is one of the major factors contributing to the mental diseases nowadays & depression is one such illness. Homoeopathy is a holistic system of therapeutics based on natural laws of cure & individualization which cures the sick gently. The aim of this study was to manage depression with the help of Homoeopathic individualized similar medicine administered on the basis of Homoeopathic principles, & we fulfilled our objective to show effectiveness of Homoeopathically similar medicine in taking the case towards improvement & cure. The patients diagnosed with depression caused due to modernity were selected from OPD & peripheral dispensaries of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana. The patient? improvement was assessed on HDRS scale using paired t test. In the study, we found 38% patients showing marked improvement & 54% patients showing moderate improvement without any worsening. 17 prominent modernity related causes have been found with the most common (26%) being use of mobiles & social media & a desire for a higher standard of living.


Keywords: Modernity, Depression, Homoeopathy, HDRS, Organon of Medicine, Dr. Hahnemann, Major Depressive Disorder, Persistent Depressive Disorder


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022,


Pages: 204 - 206


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Ridhima Gandhi, "An Exploratory Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Homoeopathic Management in Modernity Impacted Depression", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022, pp. 204-206, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=MR221010011432

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