[The study of the efficacy of fluoxetine versus tianeptine in the treatment of elderly depressed patients followed in general practice].

@article{Guelfi1999TheSO,
  title={[The study of the efficacy of fluoxetine versus tianeptine in the treatment of elderly depressed patients followed in general practice].},
  author={J D Guelfi and Myriam Bouhassira and Elena Bonett-Perrin and Sylvie Lancrenon},
  journal={L'Encephale},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={265-70}
}
Depression in the elderly appears to be frequently poorly understood and underdiagnosed. The frequency of depressed illness in subjects over the age of 65 years is an important problem of health care. General practitioners are often in the first line of care. The objective of this trial was to compare the efficacy and safety of fluoxetine 20 mg/day to tianeptine 37.5 mg/day in elderly patients suffering from major depressive episode defined according to DSM III-R criteria, Newcastle Depression… CONTINUE READING
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