Influence of aeroionotherapy on some psychiatric symptoms


Negative aeroionotherapy (daily 15–50 min sittings, for 10–30 days) was applied in 112 patients with various psychiatric disorders, especially neuroses, with the aim of ameliorating certain symptoms (target symptoms).

Corona and water air ion generators, as well as electro-aerosol generators, were used.

The aeroionization (small air ion concentration), at the patient's respiration level, was moderate: n=10,000 – 15,000/ml air; n+s≅1,000/ml air; q=n+/n≅0.1.

In most treated patients a diminution or even the disappearance of the target symptoms was obtained. Those obviously ameliorated under the influence of aeroionotherapy were: asthenia, depressive reactions, anxiety, irascibility, cephalea, insomnia, and general indisposition.

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Deleanu, M., Stamatiu, C. Influence of aeroionotherapy on some psychiatric symptoms. Int J Biometeorol 29, 91–96 (1985).

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