Schizophrenia and dissociative identity disorder (DID) are serious mental health disorders that can have a significant impact on a person’s life. Many might not consider incorporating complementary and alternative medicine as part of the treatment plan. However, new evidence is emerging about how acupuncture can successfully treat several mental illnesses like anxiety and depression. A case report recently published by NUHS faculty Brett Martin, DC, MPH, MSAc, and a former intern shows promise for using acupuncture to treat both schizophrenia and DID, too.
Exploring acupuncture’s promising impact on treating schizophrenia and dissociative identity disorder