Depressive disorder needs an evidence base commensurate with its public health importance

Geddes, John R.; Furukawa, Toshi A.; Cipriani, Andrea; Barbui, Corrado
September 2007
Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Sep2007, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p543
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the views of the authors regarding the efficacy of antidepressants. According to the authors, antidepressants are efficacious in the short term. They opine that long-term therapy of depression with antidepressants can reduce the risk of relapse in patients who have benefited from treatment in the acute phase.


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