Citalopram in the treatment of dysthymic disorder

@article{Hellerstein2004CitalopramIT,
  title={Citalopram in the treatment of dysthymic disorder},
  author={David J. Hellerstein and Sarai T. Batchelder and Ruben Miozzo and D Kreditor and Steven E. Hyler and Dinu P Gangure and Joy Clark},
  journal={International Clinical Psychopharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={19},
  pages={143-148}
}
This study aimed to provide preliminary data on the tolerability and effectiveness of citalopram for patients with dysthymic disorder. Twenty-one adult subjects meeting DSM-IV criteria for dysthymic disorder were enrolled in this 12-week open-label study, of whom 15 had pure dysthymia (e.g. no major depression in the past 2 years). Citalopram was initiated at 20 mg/day, and increased to a maximum of 60 mg/day. Response was defined as 50% or greater drop in score on the Hamilton Depression… 
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