A placebo-controlled study of sertraline in the treatment of outpatients with seasonal affective disorder

@article{Moscovitch2004APS,
  title={A placebo-controlled study of sertraline in the treatment of outpatients with seasonal affective disorder},
  author={A. Moscovitch and C. Blashko and J. Eagles and G. Darcourt and C. Thompson and S. Kasper and R. Lane},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={171},
  pages={390-397}
}
  • A. Moscovitch, C. Blashko, +4 authors R. Lane
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology
  • RationaleSeasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a relatively common cyclical depressive illness characterized by seasonal depressions during winter. The disorder is commonly responsive to light therapy, but antidepressant drug efficacy has not been definitely established. Serotonin selective re-uptake inhibitors are potentially efficacious treatments for SAD.ObjectivesThe objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability and safety of sertraline treatment for SAD.MethodsOne… CONTINUE READING
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