Jean-Claude Bisserbe

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OBJECTIVE Previous antidepressant maintenance trials have used the same medication from acute through maintenance phases, confounding the interpretation of prophylactic effects. The purpose of this study was to determine whether sertraline prevents the recurrence of major depressive disorder among patients with recurrent depression who had been treated to(More)
The potential effects of zolpidem, a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic, on cognitive and psychomotor functions have been explored in more than 30 placebo controlled studies, and in many cases in comparison with benzodiazepine reference hypnotics (ie flunitrazepam, nitrazepam, triazolam). Daytime impact of drug administration on alertness has been studied with the(More)
The utility of milnacipran in the treatment of major depression has been the subject of an extensive clinical development programme. Comparative studies with tricyclic antidepressant drugs have demonstrated equivalent efficacy, with improved tolerability, in particular with respect to autonomic effects. In comparison with selective serotonin reuptake(More)
Comorbidity between depression and tobacco use may reflect self-medication of serotonergically mediated mood dysregulation, which has been associated with aberrant cortical activation and hemispheric asymmetry in patients with major depressive disorders (MDD). This randomized, double-blind study in 28 remitted MDD patients examined the moderating effects of(More)
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