TITLE

Review: Low dose was as effective as standard dose tricyclic antidepressants in adults with depression

AUTHOR(S)
Simon, Gregory E.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares the effectiveness of low-dose with standard-dose tricyclic antidepressants in patients having acute-phase treatment for depression. Details of the randomized controlled trials used in the study; Aspects of tricyclic antidepressants; Reason that the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance affirmed the value of placebo control groups in depression treatment trials.
ACCESSION #
9333435

 

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