Health advisories: when good intentions go bad
- The researcher's credo. Antonuccio, David O.; Healy, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/22/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7645, p629
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Antidepressants: An Untold Story" by J. Lenzer and S. Brownlee in the March 8, 2008 issue.
- Can a 'true' effect be built on a 'wrong' model? Naudet, Florian; Xenitidis, Kiriakos; Campbell, Colin // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jun2012, Vol. 200 Issue 6, p512
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Assessing the True Effect of Active Antidepressant Therapy v. Placebo in Major Depressive Disorder: Use of a Mixture Model," by M. E. Thase, S. H. Kennedy, and K. G. Kennedy, along with the response of the authors.
- Depression Severity and Effect of Antidepressant Medications. Elkin, Irene; Finkelstein, Murray M.; Gotzsche, Peter; Suzuki, Takefumi; Hicks, Paul; Hicks, Ximena Prieto; Glassman, Alexander H.; DeRubeis, Robert J.; Fournier, Jay C.; Fawcett, Jan; Uchida, Hiroyuki; Nakajima, Shinichiro // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/28/2010, Vol. 303 Issue 16, p1596
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to the article "Antidepressant Drug Effects and Depression Severity: A Patient-Level Meta-Analysis," by J. C. Fournier and colleagues in the 2010 issue.
- 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...
- 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.
- 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....