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Comparative double-blind study on efficacy and side-effects of trazodone, nomifensine, mianserin in elderly patients.

  title={Comparative double-blind study on efficacy and side-effects of trazodone, nomifensine, mianserin in elderly patients.},
  author={G. Scardigli and G. Jans},
  journal={Advances in biochemical psychopharmacology},
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Antidepressants for depressed elderly.

The review suggests that classical TCAs are associated with a higher withdrawal rate due to side effect experience, although these results must be interpreted with caution due to the relatively small size of the review and the heterogeneity of the drugs and patient populations.

Actividad del hidroclorhidrato de trazodona en los trastornos sexuales producidos por los antidepresivos ISRS

El TZD parece mejorar globalmente y de un modo significativo la "funcion sexual global", entendida como tal la agrupacion de puntuaciones correspondientes tanto a la variable principal ("disfuncion sexual") como a las secundarias (5 items) en pacientes deprimidos tratados with ISRS.

Pharmacological and psychological treatments for depressed older patients: a meta-analysis and overview of recent findings.

Direct comparison data are insufficient for firm conclusions to be drawn about comparative efficacy, and Rigorously designed prospective studies on treatment outcome are urgently needed to provide robust data on which to base clinical recommendations for the treatment of depression in older patients.

Management of acute episodes of depression

It is reported that first episodes of depression become increasingly rare after this age, particularly after the age of 75, and a worldwide prevalence rate for depression of greater than 10% in individuals aged 65 and over is likely.

Antidepressants for Elderly People

  • K. Ghose
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Springer US
  • 1989
The epidemiology and natural history of depression in old age, and the use of electroconvulsive therapy in elderly depressive patients are studied.

The newer antidepressants: promises and realities.

Mianserin is better tolerated and more effective in depression than a nomifensine‐clobazam combination: a double‐blind study

There were significant improvements for mianserin on the HDRS sub‐scales of anxiety somatization, cognitive disturbance and sleep disturbance and there were no significant differences for HDRS somatic symptoms between treatment groups.