A Clinical study on the Efficacy of Homoeopathic Management of Dysgraphia in School Going Children

Soumya, Gopal (2019) A Clinical study on the Efficacy of Homoeopathic Management of Dysgraphia in School Going Children. Masters thesis, Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College, Kulasekharam.


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AIM OF THE STUDY: To study the efficacy of homoeopathic management of dysgraphia in school going children. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In order to achieve the aims and objectives, the study was done in a systematic way. Students were examined and screened from the School Heath Programs conducted different schools of Kanyakumari district using Colorado Learning Disability Questionnaire. From the initial screening students found to be having risk of Dysgraphia was directed to the next level of screening with LEARNING DISABILITY DIAGNOSTIC INVENTORY TOOL and classified them as Likely, Possibly and Unlikely of Dysgraphia. Then the dysgraphic students were subjected to find their I.Q quotient by WESCHLERS IQ TEST. Cases were randomly selected by the Random Sampling Technique as per the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Data collected were recorded in the pre-structured SKHMC standardized case record. Case details were done according to the rule of ideal homoeopathic cure followed by case analysis and the totality were constructed. Prescription were done with due reference to Repertory, Materia Medica and Organon of Medicine. Potency selection and repetition were done according to the demand of each case. Every case were assessed at regular intervals and were followed for 6 months to one year. Improvement assessment of each case were done by L.D.D.I tool during the follow up after 6months to one year. Over all general well being of the patient were also assessed. STUDY OUTCOME: After the assessment of study, majority of patients belonged to age groups of 8 – 10 years 16 (53%) and 11 – 13 years 11(37%), with males 21(70%) and females 9 (30%) respectively. Also male age group of 8 – 10 years stood predominantly with 13(43%) and female age group 8 – 10 years 3 (10%). The students with Grade 3 of 11 (37%) patients and Grade 4 of 13(43%) patients had higher possibility to have writing disability and 6 (20%) patients under Grade 5. Medicines seen to be more effective were Lycopodium, Natrum Mur, Calcarea–carb, Silicea, Phosphorus etc. Most of the cases diagnosed along with Dysgraphia were with ADHD, ADD, ODD, CD or DBD. Majority of students, 12 (40%) each showed moderate and mild improvement with 6(20%) good improvement in the writing scores. CONCLUSION: Therefore, Homoeopathy is effective in managing Dysgraphia in school going children. The study of the efficacy of homoeopathic management of Dysgraphia in school going children was based on the comparison of before and after treatment of writing scores of LDDI.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dysgraphia, Efficacy, Homoeopathic Management, School Going Children, Clinical study.
Subjects: AYUSH > Paediatrics
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2019 00:08
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2020 16:02
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10728

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