Clinical Research Trends in the Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder with Morita Therapy in China

Jong Min Hong, Seung-Hun Cho
2018 Seuteureseu Yeon-gu  
This study was performed to review the research trends in the treatment of obsessivecompulsive disorder with Morita therapy in China. Methods: We searched articles in the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) regarding Morita therapy and "obsessive-compulsive disorder" in medicine and the public health field. And 23 studies were selected and classified. Five before-after comparison studies and 18 randomized controlled trials were performed in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
more » ... compulsive disorder in China. Results: Morita therapy and western medicine were used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Most of the studies reported that groups treated with Morita therapy as well as western medicine showed much positive results than those groups treated with western medicine alone. Conclusions: According to this study, Morita therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder would be an effective and safe intervention. Further clinical studies on the use of Morita therapy in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder should be done in Korea in the near future.
doi:10.17547/kjsr.2018.26.4.356 fatcat:k32ngulcxvfanoe5fv5k26l74q