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Homeopathic Medicines In The Treatment Of Moderate To Severe Depression

EDM number 286 in 2010-12, proposed by David Tredinnick on 21/06/2010.
Categorised under the topic of Mental health.

That this House welcomes the double-blind study conducted at the outpatient clinic at Jundiai Medical School in São Paulo, Brazil, which consisted of patients with moderate to severe depression; notes that patients were randomly assigned to a double-blind treatment with individualised homeopathic Q-potencies or fluoxetine (Prozac); further notes that the non-inferiority analysis indicated that the homeopathic Q-potencies were not inferior as compared to fluoxetine in treatment of this sample; observes that the study is the first randomised controlled double-blind trial with a reasonable number of subjects to draw conclusions about the homeopathic treatment of depression; acknowledges that homeopathy is recognised as a medical specialty in Brazi; and calls on the Government to carry out further research into this area.

This motion has been signed by a total of 16 MPs, 2 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

David Tredinnick21/06/2010BosworthConservativeProposed
Robert Halfon22/06/2010HarlowConservativeSeconded
Steve Brine22/06/2010WinchesterConservativeSeconded
Gordon Birtwistle23/06/2010BurnleyLiberal DemocratWithdrawn
William McCrea23/06/2010South AntrimDUPSeconded
Bob Stewart23/06/2010BeckenhamConservativeSeconded
Joan Walley23/06/2010Stoke-on-Trent NorthLabourSeconded
Gregory Campbell23/06/2010East LondonderryDUPSigned
James Gray23/06/2010North WiltshireConservativeSigned
Jessica Lee24/06/2010ErewashConservativeWithdrawn
Richard Harrington24/06/2010WatfordConservativeSigned
Alan Meale28/06/2010MansfieldLabourSigned
Keith Vaz28/06/2010Leicester EastLabourSigned
Mike Hancock29/06/2010Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Stephenson29/06/2010PendleConservativeSigned
David Simpson30/06/2010Upper BannDUPSigned

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