A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of citalopram for the treatment of major depression in children and adolescents.

@article{Wagner2004ARP,
  title={A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of citalopram for the treatment of major depression in children and adolescents.},
  author={Karen Dineen Wagner and Adelaide S. Robb and Robert L. Findling and Jianqing Jin and Marcelo M. Gutierrez and William E. Heydorn},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={161 6},
  pages={1079-83}
}
OBJECTIVE Open-label trials with the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor citalopram suggest that this agent is effective and safe for the treatment of depressive symptoms in children and adolescents. The current study investigated the efficacy and safety of citalopram compared with placebo in the treatment of pediatric patients with major depression. METHOD An 8-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study compared the safety and efficacy of citalopram with placebo in the… CONTINUE READING
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