TITLE

Review: Antidepressants improve depression in people with Alzheimer's disease

AUTHOR(S)
Lyketsos, Constantine G.; Plank Althouse, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Evidence Based Mental Health;Nov2007, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article attempts to determine whether antidepressants are effective and safe for people with depression and Alzheimer's disease. It shows that antidepressants increase response and remission of depressive symptoms compared with placebo in people with Alzheimer's disease and depression when used for six to 12 weeks.
ACCESSION #
27472033

 

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