A prospective study of lithium augmentation in antidepressant-resistant geriatric depression.

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This open, prospective study investigated the efficacy of lithium augmentation in elderly patients who had failed to respond to a 6-week course of antidepressant medication. Twenty-one patients (age range, 64 to 88 years) with DSM-III-R unipolar, nonpsychotic major depression refractory to a 6-week course of nortriptyline, fluoxetine, or phenelzine… (More)

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