Factors Associated with the Combined Use of Antidepressants and Benzodiazepines in Major Depression: A Case-Control Study.

@article{Fulone2016FactorsAW,
  title={Factors Associated with the Combined Use of Antidepressants and Benzodiazepines in Major Depression: A Case-Control Study.},
  author={Izabela Fulone and Marcus Tolentino Silva and Luciane Cruz Lopes},
  journal={Basic & clinical pharmacology & toxicology},
  year={2016},
  volume={119 3},
  pages={
          273-7
        }
}
The aim of this study was to identify the factors associated with the combined use of antidepressants and benzodiazepines (BDZs) in patients with major depression. We conducted a case-control study in the public health service of the city of São Paulo, Brazil. The participants were all patients being treated with antidepressants, who were diagnosed with major depression. Patients who received a combination of antidepressants and BDZs were classified as cases, and those who used only… CONTINUE READING