What is the role of homeopathy in the treatment of depression
The project ’the role of homeopathy in the treatment of depression is completed in 2018. It carried out as part of a PhD programme at the University of Sheffield and evaluated the impact of providing homeopathic treatment in addition to usual care, for patients with self-reported depression. Multiple research methods were combined to assess the acceptability of this approach, its clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness.
The research project is registered with the ISRCTN register of Current Controlled Trials to ensure that all findings are made public. The project also obtained ethics approval from an NHS Research Ethics Committee. Patients were recruited from the ongoing NIHR CLAHRC funded Yorkshire Health Study.
Dr P Viksveen – Petter carried out this project within a Health and Related Research PhD studentship, which he completed in 2016. PhD (University of Sheffield), MSc Homeopathy (University of Central Lancashire), BA pedagogy (University of Oslo), Registered Homeopath MNHL (Norway).
Dr Clare Relton – Research Fellow, School of Health and Related Research (University of Sheffield), and a Registered Homeopath
Prof Jon Nicholl – Professor of Health Services Research and Dean of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)
Prof Paul Bissell – Professor of Public Health and the Director of the Public Health Section, School of Health and Related Research (University of Sheffield)
Read more and see the video in which Petter Viskveen explained the importance of research.