Review: Psychological treatment is as effective as antidepressants for bulimia nervosa, but a combination is best
- Review: Antidepressants increase remission and clinical improvement in bulimia nervosa. Morgan, John F. // ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2002, Vol. 136 Issue 3, p106
Comments on a study which examined antidepressants versus placebo for people with bulimia nervosa. Effectiveness of antidepressants in patients with bulimia nervosa (BN); Treatment generally regarded as the treatment of choice for BN.
- Possible hepatotoxicity of zimelidine. Simpson, G.K.; Davidson, N. McD // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/22/1983, Vol. 287 Issue 6400, p1181
Reports a patient with hepatocellular jaundice and fever during treatment with zimelidine. Function of zimelidine in the neuronal system; Complains on depressive symptoms; Recommendation for monitoring and reporting of side effects of zimelidine.
- Mianserin-induced agranulocystosis. Page, Charlotte // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);6/26/1982, Vol. 284 Issue 6333, p1912
Describes a case of agranulocytosis associated with the tetracyclic antidepressant mianserin administered to a 77-year-old woman in Great Britain. Improvement of the cognitive function; Complaint of chest pain after five weeks of treatment with mianserin; Effect of mianserin on the treatment...
- Health advisories: when good intentions go bad. Mamdani, Muhammad M. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/8/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 8, p1025
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article written by Laurence Katz and associates on the impact of Health Canada's warning on the rates of anti-depressant prescription that was published in the previous issue.
- Antidepressants may not improve all symptoms of depression. // Healthcare Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal;Jul2011, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p2
The article reports on research on depression which was conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and found that even people who have shown a positive treatment response to antidepressants continue to experience symptoms like insomnia, sadness and decreased concentration.
- TALK THERAPY MAY BOLSTER EFFECTS OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS. // Cleveland Clinic Men's Health Advisor;Feb2013, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p2
The article reports focuses on a study published in the December 6, 2012 issue of the journal "The Lancet" which shows that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) helps depressed patients to respond effectively to antidepressant medications.
- Most cost effective antidepressant treatment in a Spanish setting? // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;9/18/2010, Issue 612, p8
The article discusses research on the cost effectiveness of escitalopram in treating patients with a major depressive disorder in Spain, which references the study "Do We Treat Different Patients With Different Antidepressant? Clinical and Economic Assessments in Spanish Setting," by M....
- Antidepressants and upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Li Wan Po, Alain // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/23/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7217, p1081
Presents information on a study which investigated the increased risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding associated with antidepressant therapy. Biochemical hypothesis on serotonin; How is clomipramine classified; Suggestions and conclusions.
- Prozac Nation. Kalbhen, Janet // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug99, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p49
Focuses on Prozac and Zoloft, the depression-fighting pharmaceuticals used by Americans. Reason for the record setting hike in pharmacy benefit costs in 1998; Comment from Express Scripts, a pharmacy benefit manager.