Jorge Lopes Cavalcante

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BACKGROUND The large majority of depressed patients fail to remit on the first antidepressant prescribed. These patients with residual symptoms have higher relapse rates and poorer outcomes than those who remit. Treatment-resistant depression (TRD) is a therapeutic challenge for the clinician. Augmentation pharmacotherapy refers to the addition of drugs(More)
This case report describes a 35-year-old woman with a first depressive episode. She was treated with the serotonergic antidepressant citalopram for 12 weeks without therapeutic response. Low-dose amisulpride augmentation resulted in a significant clinical improvement. We hypothesize that the dopaminergic properties of amisulpride might augment the effects(More)
Purpose: Children with Down syndrome present particular characteristics from the diagnosis, specially hands with particularities like regarding size, strength, folds, among other features. Such characteristics can affect the functional performance in relation to manual skills. This study aims to check the scientific literature available in digital media(More)
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