A meta-analysis of clinical trials comparing mirtazapine with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for the treatment of major depressive disorder.

@article{Papakostas2008AMO,
  title={A meta-analysis of clinical trials comparing mirtazapine with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for the treatment of major depressive disorder.},
  author={George I. Papakostas and Caitlin H Homberger and Maurizio Fava},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={843-8}
}
Over the past few years, a number of studies have suggested that the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) with anti-depressants enhancing both noradrenergic as well as serotonergic neurotransmission may result in higher response or remission rates than treatment with anti-depressants selectively enhancing serotonergic neurotransmission. The objective of this paper was to compare response rates among patients with MDD treated with either mirtazapine, an anti-depressant thought to… CONTINUE READING

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