A Case of Depression Treated on the Basis of Delusion

Author: Arun Kumar[1], G Jaysee John[2], Amit Bhaskar[3], Bhawana Kumari[4]

[1],[2]M.D.(Hom.) PART-II

Department of MateriaMedica

Dr.M.P.K.Homoeopathic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre (C/o Homoeopathy University), Jaipur, Rajasthan-302029

[3],[4]M.D. PART-II

Department of Repert

Dr.M.P.K.Homoeopathic Medical College,Hospital& Research Centre, (C/o Homoeopathy University) Jaipur, Rajasthan-302029

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Dr. Arun Kumar

Dr. M.P.K.Homoeopathic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre (C/o Homoeopathy University), Jaipur,Rajasthan-302029

Email- arun25dec.ak@gmail.com

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Depression is a common psychosomatic disorder with persistent low mood, reduced energy, loss of interest and disturbance in activities of daily living. In this case report, a 52 year old male, known case of depression, taking antidepressant medicines, was treated using individualized homoeopathic medicine Arsenicum album selected on the basis of delusions. The study showed significant improvement according to Hamilton Depression Rating Scale.  This study suggests that homoeopathy can be used in treatment of psychosomatic mood disorders effectively.

Keywords-Depression, Delusions, Individualized homoeopathic medicine, Arsenicum album, Opium.