TITLE

Citalopram reduced depressive symptoms in coronary artery disease with depression: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Linden, Wolfgang
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2007, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on a study on the effectivity of citalopram and interpersonal psychotherapy in reducing depressive symptoms. He claimed that the study clarifies the existence of effective treatment options for depressed cardiac patients. It is asserted that there is no convincing evidence in the reduction of mortality in the treatment of depression. He also stated that researchers add limited insights of which psychological intervention to use and who will administer it.
ACCESSION #
25169114

 

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