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International Journal of World Medicine, 2022, 3(2); doi: 10.38007/IJWM.2022.030202.

Research Progress on the Combination of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Medical Care in the Treatment of Elderly Patients with Anxiety and Depression Disorder


Wenwen Zhang, Li Wang, Yawen Guo and Ling Wang

Corresponding Author:
Wenwen Zhang

Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang 712046, China


In recent years, the incidence of anxiety and depressive symptoms in the elderly has increased year by year, and the combination of traditional Chinese medicine and medical care is a new concept proposed in recent years, which has the advantages of simple operation, economic cheapness and few adverse effects compared with simple Western medicine treatment. But there is currently less research on this aspect, so it is a promising new field in the treatment of anxiety-depressive diseases. Through literature retrieval, this paper reviews and summarizes the mode and therapeutic effect of the combination of traditional Chinese medicine and medical care in the treatment of anxiety and depression symptoms. The study found that the treatment effect of the combination of traditional Chinese medicine and medical care in the treatment of anxiety and depression symptoms was relatively satisfactory, and there were few adverse reactions. At the same time, it also points out the existing problems in the current mode of integrating traditional Chinese medicine and medical care, and provides ideas for further study of the combination of medical and nursing care.


Combination of Medical and Nursing Care, Anxiety, Depression, Chinese Medicine

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Wenwen Zhang, Li Wang, Yawen Guo and Ling Wang. Research Progress on the Combination of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Medical Care in the Treatment of Elderly Patients with Anxiety and Depression Disorder. International Journal of World Medicine (2022), Vol. 3, Issue 2: 10-21. https://doi.org/10.38007/IJWM.2022.030202.


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