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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 313549, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/313549
Review Article

Efficacy of Acupuncture for Psychological Symptoms Associated with Opioid Addiction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

1Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1200 Cailun Road, Shanghai 200032, China
2College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xinjiang Medical University, Ürümqi 830011, China

Received 14 May 2014; Revised 27 June 2014; Accepted 18 July 2014; Published 4 November 2014

Academic Editor: Yi-Hung Chen

Copyright © 2014 Zhang Boyuan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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