A meta-analysis of executive dysfunctions in unipolar major depressive disorder without psychotic symptoms and their changes during antidepressant treatment.

@article{Wagner2012AMO,
  title={A meta-analysis of executive dysfunctions in unipolar major depressive disorder without psychotic symptoms and their changes during antidepressant treatment.},
  author={Stefanie Wagner and Britta D{\"o}ring and Isabella Helmreich and Klaus Lieb and Andr{\'e} Tadi{\'c}},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2012},
  volume={125 4},
  pages={281-92}
}
OBJECTIVE Empirical evidence supports the existence of significant executive deficits in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) as compared to non-depressed controls. Nevertheless, the effect size of executive dysfunctions in unipolar, non-psychotic MDD as well as their relationship to antidepressant treatment is ambiguous. METHOD Meta-analytic methods were used to assess the severity of executive dysfunctions in unipolar, non-psychotic MDD as compared to healthy controls and to… CONTINUE READING