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The Perception and Attitude of Using Herbal Antianxiety and Antidepressant Drugs in Medical Students at Ilam University of Medical Sciences during 2021

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(2022) The Perception and Attitude of Using Herbal Antianxiety and Antidepressant Drugs in Medical Students at Ilam University of Medical Sciences during 2021. Advancements in Life Sciences. pp. 368-372. ISSN 2310-5380

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Abstract

Background: According to the more side effects of chemical drugs, it's worthy to let's spend our energy knowing more about medicinal herbs until perception and attitude checking towards the use of herbal antianxiety and antidepressant drugs in medical students of Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran.Methods: The present study is a cross-sectional descriptive study. People in the study were 40 medical students at Ilam University of Medical Sciences. The study population was randomly selected from boy and girl medical students. Questionnaires were adjusted based on the partial goals and research questions of design. The questions were designed in three categories of operation, belief, and knowledge about the use of antianxiety and antidepressant herbs.Results: The results of this study showed that 70 of medical students do not recommend herbs for the treatment of anxiety and depression. And 60 of them prefer to use antianxiety and antidepressant herbs to treat their anxiety and depression. Also, 70 of medical students believe that herbs for anxiety and depression should be prescribed under medical care and 80 of them believe that herbal medicines are effective for anxiety and depression. 65 of medical students have aware that herbs for anxiety and depression are harmless, and 85 of them are aware that medical herbs are effective in treating anxiety and depression. Hypericum perforatum L., Crocus sativus L., Rosmarinus officinalis L., Matricaria chamomilla L., Citrus limon (L.) Osbeck, Valeriana officinalis L., Lavandula angustifolia Mill., Foeniculum vulgare Mill., Thymbera spicata L., Echium amoenum Fisch. & C.A.Mey., Elissa officinalis L., Viola odorata L., Satureja khuzistanica Jamzad and Aloysia aloysioides Loes. & Moldenke are used in both cases of depression and agitation too. Rosemary, Sanibal al-Tayyib, and savory plants are used in anxiety, and lemon, fennel, thyme, and violet performance are used in depression.Conclusion: In general performance, belief, and attitude of medical students besides the use of anti-anxiety and antidepressant herbs were relatively good, but it's suggested that the relevant authorities pay more attention to this article including the group media and universities.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Saki, K.UNSPECIFIED
Shokri, S.UNSPECIFIED
Mazaheri, Y.UNSPECIFIED
Khaniki, G. J.UNSPECIFIED
Tahmasebi, M.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Medical plants Knowledge Attitude Anxiety Depressant Drugs chemical-composition essential oils plants antioxidant province Life Sciences & Biomedicine - Other Topics
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Page Range: pp. 368-372
Journal or Publication Title: Advancements in Life Sciences
Journal Index: ISI
Volume: 9
Number: 3
ISSN: 2310-5380
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/4223

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