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Effect of Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) as an Add-On Therapy to Sertraline in Mild to Moderate Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Double Blind Randomized Controlled Trial

Nasibe Jafarnia 1 , Zeinab Ghorbani 2 , 3 , Morteza Nokhostin 4 , Azadeh Manayi 5 , Saeedeh Nourimajd 1 and Soodeh Razeghi Jahromi 1 , *
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1 Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Nutrition and Food Technology, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 School of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Headache Department, Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Psychiatry Department, Shahid Ansari Hospital, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
5 Medicinal Plants Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Neuroscience: October 2017, 4 (4); e14332
  • Published Online: October 14, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 30, 2017
  • Revised: August 11, 2017
  • Accepted: September 2, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/archneurosci.14332

To Cite: Jafarnia N, Ghorbani Z, Nokhostin M, Manayi A, Nourimajd S, et al. Effect of Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) as an Add-On Therapy to Sertraline in Mild to Moderate Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Double Blind Randomized Controlled Trial, Arch Neurosci. 2017 ; 4(4):e14332. doi: 10.5812/archneurosci.14332.

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