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Research Article

Acupuncture for Alcohol Use Disorder: A Meta-Analysis

Table 2

Effects of acupuncture on psychological variables in alcoholics.

Psychological variableStudies, Acupuncture, Control, ES95% CI

Overall effect71291140.6560.389, 0.9204.837<0.001
 Alcohol craving346350.7810.080, 1.4812.1840.029
 Anxiety342450.320−0.110, 0.750,1.4590.145
 Alcohol use361500.777−0.048, 1.602,1.8470.065
Long-term effect31441530.2860.059, 0.5142.4630.014

CI, confidence interval.

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