Acute and longer-term outcomes in depressed outpatients requiring one or several treatment steps: a STAR*D report.


OBJECTIVE This report describes the participants and compares the acute and longer-term treatment outcomes associated with each of four successive steps in the Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression (STAR*D) trial. METHOD A broadly representative adult outpatient sample with nonpsychotic major depressive disorder received one (N=3,671) to… (More)