This is a blog for the Mental Health Policy Class at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work.
March 27, 2006
Depression (Unipolar) - After SSRI Fails, Switching Antidepressants May Help
"A proportion of patients with major depression who are unresponsive to the selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitor citalopram may benefit from taking an alternate antidepressant, according to two studies reporting results from the Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression (STAR*D) trial in the March 23 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine."
Posted by Danny Wedding at 8:40 AM