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 Acupuncture Usage - Addictions and Psychiatric Disorders: Current Bibliographies in Medicine: Acupuncture Usage - Addictions and Psychiatric Disorders 
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Friedman J. Auricular acupuncture for smoking [letter]. Acupunct Electrother Res 1992;17(2):149-50.

Fuller JA. Smoking withdrawal and acupuncture. Med J Aust 1982 Jan 9;1(1):28-9.

Fung KP, Choa GH, Choy YM, Lee CY, Leung KC, Tsang D, Tso WW, Wen HL. Effect of electro-acupuncture on behavioral responses and plasma levels of ACTH and TSH in naloxone-induced morphine withdrawal in rats. Am J Chin Med 1980 Spring-Summer;8(1-2):167-9.

Gandhi R. The uses of auricular acupuncture in the field of substance misuse. Psychiatr Care 1996;3 Suppl 1:40-1.

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Gilbey V, Neumann B. Auricular acupuncture for smoking withdrawal. Am J Acupunct 1977 Jul-Sep;5(3):239-47.

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Haegele PA. [20 years of experience in detoxification and withdrawal treatment with acupuncture]. AKU 1995;23(3):171-5. (Ger).

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Han JS, Zhang RL. Suppression of morphine abstinence syndrome by body electroacupuncture of different frequencies in rats. Drug Alcohol Depend 1993;31(2):169-75.

Ho WK, Wen HL, Lam S, Ma L. The influence of electro-acupuncture on naloxone-induced morphine withdrawal in mice: elevation of brain opiate-like activity. Eur J Pharmacol 1978 May 15;49(2):197-9.

Jia YK, Luo HC, Zhan L, Jia TZ, Yan M. A study on the treatment of schizophrenia with He-Ne laser irradiation of acupoint. J Tradit Chin Med 1987 Dec;7(4):269-72.

Jiang A, Cui M. Analysis of therapeutic effects of acupuncture on abstinence from smoking. J Tradit Chin Med 1994 Mar;14(1):56-63.

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Kao AH, Lu LYC. Acupuncture procedure for treating drug addiction. Am J Acupunct 1974 Jul-Sep;2(3):201-7.

Kong F. Midnight-noon ebb-flow acupuncture in treating soft tissue injury: clinical observation of 34 cases. Int J Clin Acupunct 1993;4(3):293-5.

Kroening RJ, Oleson TD. Rapid narcotic detoxification in chronic pain patients treated with auricular electroacupuncture and naloxone. Int J Addict 1985;20(9):1347-60.

Kurland HD. ECT and Acu-EST in the treatment of depression. Am J Chin Med 1976 Autumn;4(3):289-92.

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Lamontagne Y, Annable L, Gagnon MA. Acupuncture for smokers: lack of long-term therapeutic effect in a controlled study. Can Med Assoc J 1980 Apr 5;122(7):787-90.

Lane C. Final evaluation report: Acupuncture Detoxification Project. Hooper Center, Central City Concern, Multnomah County, Oregon, Alcohol and Drug Program. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 1988.

Lau MP. Acupuncture and addiction: an overview. Addict Dis 1976;2(3):449-63.

Lebeau B, Vidal C, Billion A, Torcy M, Rochemaure J. [Tobacco detoxication with acupuncture and group psychotherapy]. Rev Med Interne 1986;7(5):471-6. (Fre).

Leung JP. Smoking cessation by auricular acupuncture and behavioral therapy. Psychologia 1991 Sep;34(3):177-87.

Lewenberg A. Electroacupuncture and antidepressant treatment of alcoholism in a private practice. Clin Ther 1985;7(5):611-7.

Lewenberg A. The utility of acupuncture in combination with antidepressants or clonidine in the treatment of opiate addiction. Adv Ther 1985;2(4):143-9.

Lewis GB, Litt M. An alternative approach to premedication: comparing diazepam with auriculotherapy and a relaxation method. Am J Acupunct 1987 Jul-Sep;15(3):205-13.

Lewith G. The treatment of tobacco addiction. Complement Ther Med 1995 Jul;3(3):142-5.

Lin Y. Acupuncture treatment for insomnia and acupuncture analgesia. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 1995;49(2):119-20.

Liu G, Jia Y, Zhan L, Luo H. Electroacupuncture treatment of presenile and senile depressive state. J Tradit Chin Med 1992 Jun;12(2):91-4.

Low SA. Acupuncture and nicotine withdrawal. Med J Aust 1977 Nov 12;2(20):687.

Low SA. Letter: Acupuncture and heroin withdrawal. Med J Aust 1974 Aug 31;2(9):341.

Lowe L. A focus on acupuncture research, compiled by the California Department of Corrections. Paper presented at: Fifth annual conference, National Acupuncture Detoxification Association; 1994 Mar 18-20; San Francisco, CA.

Luo HC, Jia YK, Li Z. Electro-acupuncture vs. amitriptyline in the treatment of depressive states. J Tradit Chin Med 1985 Mar;5(1):3-8.

MacHovec FJ, Man SC. Acupuncture and hypnosis compared: fifty-eight cases. Am J Clin Hypn 1978 Jul;21(1):45-7.

Maire B. Evaluation de l'efficacite de la consultation de sevrage tabagique au CHRU de Nantes entre 1982 et 1987. Rev Fr Acupunct 1994;20(78):38-45. (Fre).

Malizia E, Andreucci G, Cerbo R. Voluntary abstinence crisis in opiates addicts treated with electroacupuncture. Neurosci Lett 1978;10 Suppl 1:S237.

Many points to needle [editorial]. Lancet 1990 Jan 6;335(8680):20-1. Comment on: Lancet 1989 Jun 24;1(8652):1435-9. Comments in: Lancet 1990 Feb 24;335(8687):481; Lancet 1990 Jul 7;336(8706):57.

Marcus P. The withdrawal of habituating substances. Acupunct Med 1993 Nov;11(2):76-9.

Margolin A, Avants SK, Birch S, Falk CX, Kleber HD. Methodological investigations for a multisite trial of auricular acupuncture for cocaine addiction: a study of active and control auricular zones. J Subst Abuse Treat 1996 Nov-Dec;13(6):471-81.

Margolin A, Avants SK, Kosten TR, Chang P. Acupuncture reduces cocaine abuse in methadone-maintained patients. NIDA Res Monogr Ser 1993;(132):314.

Martin GP, Waite PM. The efficacy of acupuncture as an aid to stopping smoking. N Z Med J 1981 Jun 24;93(686):421-3.

Martina RM. How effective is acupuncture without proper detoxification? Am J Acupunct 1989;17(2):131-4.

Matsumoto K, Tsujimoto T, Morishita H, Ueeda K, Kaneko Z. A variation of acupuncture used in the sedation of hyperactive children. Am J Acupunct 1990;18(4):359-61.

McLellan AT, Grossman DS, Blaine JD, Haverkos HW. Acupuncture treatment for drug abuse: a technical review. J Subst Abuse Treat 1993 Nov-Dec;10(6):569-76.

Milanov I, Toteva S. Acupuncture treatment of tremor in alcohol withdrawal syndrome. Am J Acupunct 1993;21(4):319-22.

Mitchell ER. Fighting drug abuse with acupuncture: the treatment that works. Berkeley (CA): Pacific View Press; c1995. 208 p.

Moner SE. Acupuncture and addiction treatment. J Addict Dis 1996;15(3):79-100.

Newmeyer JA, Johnson G, Klot S. Acupuncture as a detoxification modality. J Psychoact Drugs 1984 Jul-Sep;16(3):241-61.

Ng LK, Douthitt TC, Thoa NB, Albert CA. Modification of morphine-withdrawal syndrome in rats following transauricular electrostimulation: an experimental paradigm for auricular electroacupuncture. Biol Psychiatry 1975 Oct;10(5):575-80.

Ng LK, Thoa NG, Douthitt TC, Albert CA. Experimental "auricular electroacupuncture" in morphine-dependent rats: behavioral and biochemical observations. Am J Chin Med 1975 Oct;3(4):335-41.

Olms JS. How to stop smoking: effective new acupuncture point discovered. Am J Acupunct 1981 Jul-Sep;9(3):257-60.

Olms JS. Increased success rate using new acupuncture point for stop-smoking discovered. Am J Acupunct 1984 Dec;12(4):339-44.

Olms JS. New: an effective alcohol abstinence acupuncture treatment. Am J Acupunct 1984;12(2):145-8.

Parker LN, Mok MS. The use of acupuncture for smoking withdrawal. Am J Acupunct 1977 Dec;5(4):363-6.

Patterson M. Addictions can be cured. The treatment of drug addiction by neuro-electric stimulation: an interim report. 1st ed. Berkhamsted (England): Lion; c1975. 95 p.

Poliakov SE. [Acupuncture in the treatment of patients with endogenous depression]. Zh Nevropatol Psikhiatr 1987;87(4):604-8. (Rus).

Rampes H, Pereira S. Role of acupuncture in alcohol dependance and abuse. Acupunct Med 1993 Nov;11(2):80-4.

Requena Y, Michel D, Fabre J, Pernice C, Nguyen J. Smoking withdrawal therapy by acupuncture. Am J Acupunct 1980;8(1):57-63.

Rossano NA. Crack-cocaine abuse acupuncture as effective adjunct to therapy in current treatment programs. Int J Clin Acupunct 1992;3(4):333-8.

Roustan C. Alcoolisme et acupuncture. Rev Fr Acupunct 1992;18(72):11-9. (Fre).

Sainsbury MJ. Acupuncture in heroin withdrawal. Med J Aust 1974 Jul 20;2(3):102-5.

Sainsbury MJ. Heroin withdrawal using ear acupuncture. Med J Aust 1974 Jun 1;1(22):899.

Schwartz JL. Evaluation of acupuncture as a treatment for smoking. Am J Acupunct 1988;16(2):135-42.

Shakar M, Smith M. The use of acupuncture in the treatment of drug addiction. Am J Acupunct 1979 Jul-Sep;7(3):223-8.

Shi ZX. Observation on the therapeutic effect of 120 cases of hallucination treated with auricular acupuncture. J Tradit Chin Med 1988 Dec;8(4):263-4.

Shi ZX, Tan MZ. An analysis of the therapeutic effect of acupuncture treatment in 500 cases of schizophrenia. J Tradit Chin Med 1986 Jun;6(2):99-104.

Shuaib BM, Haq MF. Electro-acupuncture treatment in psychiatry. Am J Chin Med 1977 Spring;5(1):85-90.

Shuaib M. Acupuncture treatment of drug dependence in Pakistan. Am J Chin Med 1976;4(4):403-7.

Smith MO. Acupuncture and natural healing in drug detoxification. Am J Acupunct 1979 Apr-Jun;7(2):97-107.

Smith MO. Acupuncture treatment for crack: clinical survey of 1,500 patients treated. Am J Acupunct 1988;16(3):241-6.

Smith MO. Lincoln hospital acupuncture detoxification: the early days. Chicago: [publisher unknown]; 1997.

Smith MO, Aponte J, Bonilla-Rodriguez R, Rabinowitz N, Cintron F, Hernandez L. Acupuncture detoxification in a drug and alcohol abuse treatment setting. Am J Acupunct 1984;12(3):251-5.

Smith MO, Khan I. An acupuncture programme for the treatment of drug-addicted persons. Bull Narc 1988;40(1):35-41.

Smith MO, Squires R, Aponte J, Rabinovitz N, Bonilla-Rodriguez R. Acupuncture treatment of drug addiction and alcohol abuse. Am J Acupunct 1982 Jun;10(2):161-6.

Sytinsky IA, Galebskaya LV. Physiologo-biochemical bases of drug dependence treatment by electro-acupuncture. Addict Behav 1979;4(2):97-120.

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Uskok M, D'Aquila MG, Buscaglia G, Porro B, Mereto N, Gastaldo P, Launo C. [Acupuncture versus diazepam as premedication in gynecological surgery]. Gazz Med Ital 1995;154(3):97-100. (Ita).

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