Scope of Homoeopathic Medicines in Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD)

Scope of Homoeopathic Medicines in Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD)

(Advancements in Homeopathic Research, Vol. 7 No.2, May 2022-July 2022, Date of Publication 2022/05/01, Pages no. 44-50)

Ashish Mahajan1, Nidhi Mahajan1, Astha Mathur2, Sapna Salodiya3, Ritu Wadhwani4
1Research Officer (Homoeopathy), Scientist-1; Central Research Institute of Homoeopathy, Sector-26, Pratap Nagar, Jaipur-302033, Rajasthan.
2Asstt. Prof., Deptt. of Homoeopathic Pharmacy,
Dr. M. P. K. Homoeopathic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Saipura, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
3Ex-SRF (H) ; Central Research Institute of Homoeopathy, Sector-26, Pratap Nagar, Jaipur-302033, Rajasthan.
4Consultant Psychologist; Drug Proving Research Programme; Central Research Institute of Homoeopathy, Sector-26, Pratap Nagar, Jaipur-302033, Rajasthan.
Address for correspondence:

Dr. Ashish Mahajan
Research Officer (Homoeopathy), Scientist-1
Central Research Institute of Homoeopathy,
Sector-26, Pratap Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan-302033
Ph- 8527266606 Email: dr.aashishmahajan@gmail.com

Abstract
Backgroud: Internet gaming disorder is a pattern of excessive and prolonged Internet gaming that results in a cluster of cognitive and behavioural symptoms.

Objective: To find out the group of homoeopathic drugs that may be indicated in Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD).

Methods: Reviewing the Homeopathic literature, Reviewing the studies done on IGD, Finding the group of medicines indicated in IGD

Results: Polychrest Homeopathic medicines Stramonium, Belladonna, Nux vomica, Vertrum album, Pulsatilla, Ignatia, Calcarea carbonicum, Platinum, Aurum metallicum, Natrum muriaticum and Lycopodium were selected

Conclusion: This study is a step towards profiling of Homoeopathic medicines for IGD. Further studies for clinical verification of these medicines on IGD can be undertaken.

Keywords: Homoeopathy ,Internet Gaming Disorder, IGD,