Efficacy and safety of mianserin in the treatment of depression of women with cancer.

@article{Costa1985EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and safety of mianserin in the treatment of depression of women with cancer.},
  author={Dirceu Joaquim Costa and I Mogoş and Tomoko Toma},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica. Supplementum},
  year={1985},
  volume={320},
  pages={85-92}
}
Depression is a major complication of cancer. The efficacy and safety of mianserin were evaluated in a randomized placebo-controlled trial of 73 depressed women with cancer. According to RDC diagnosis, all patients showed situational major depression. Both groups were well matched for cancer localization, clinical stages, Karnofsky scores, duration of depression, baseline values on the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS), Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale (ZSRDS), and Clinical Global… CONTINUE READING