A double blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of galantamine augmentation of antidepressant treatment in older adults with major depression.

@article{Holtzheimer2008ADB,
  title={A double blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of galantamine augmentation of antidepressant treatment in older adults with major depression.},
  author={Paul E. Holtzheimer and Thomas W Meeks and Mary E. Kelley and M. Ali Chaudhry M. Noman Jafri Muid Mufti and Raymond Young and Kimberly A. McWhorter and Nancie Vito and Ronald Chismar and Sin{\'e}ad C Quinn and Sherry Dey and Eve H Byrd and William W. McDonald},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={625-31}
}
OBJECTIVE Depression in older adults is often associated with cognitive abnormalities and may predict later development of a primary cognitive disorder. This double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled pilot study was designed to assess the safety and efficacy of galantamine augmentation of antidepressant treatment for depressive and cognitive symptoms in older adults with major depression. METHODS Thirty-eight, non-demented older adults (age >50) with major depression were randomized to… CONTINUE READING