The Effect of Acupressure on the Spots of Auricular with Semen Sinapis Albae for Nicotine Dependency

이개혈(耳介穴)의 백개자(白芥子) 자극요법이 니코틴 의존도에 미치는 효과

  • 김은실 (대우인터내셔널 의무실) ;
  • 김영경 (부산가톨릭대학교 간호대학)
  • Published : 2005.11.30

Abstract

Purpose: This study was performed to verify the effect of acupressure on the spots of auricular with semen sinapis albae in male grown up employees for nicotine dependency. Method: The subjects investigated for this study were fifty male grown up employees(the 25 subjects belong to experimental group and the remaining 25 subjects belong to control group) who are employed at a company. The experimental group(N=25) underwent acupressure on the spots of auricular with semen sinapis albae and the control group(N=25) underwent no treatment. Result: The nicotine dependency of experimental group who underwent acupressure with semen sinapis albae on the spots of auricular decreased much more than in those of control group who didn't undergo acupressure with semen sinapis albae on the spots of auricular. Conclusion: Accounting from the research, it was proved that the acupressure on the spots of auricular with semen sinapis albae is very effective for nicotine dependency.