Maryann Schlernitzauer

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BACKGROUND Social networks may protect depressed elders against suicidal behavior. However, conflict in important relationships may undermine the sense of social support, potentially negating the protective effects. Thus, we investigated the role of chronic interpersonal difficulties and perceived social support in depressed elders with and without suicidal(More)
OBJECTIVE Authors tested the hypothesis that one night of total sleep deprivation (TSD) would accelerate antidepressant response to paroxetine, as compared with TSD+placebo (PBO) and paroxetine-alone, in late-life major depression. METHODS Eighty elderly outpatients with current episodes of non-psychotic, non-bipolar major depression were randomly(More)
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