Gender differences in the efficacy of fluoxetine and maprotiline in depressed patients: a double-blind trial of antidepressants with serotonergic or norepinephrinergic reuptake inhibition profile.

@article{Martnyi2001GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in the efficacy of fluoxetine and maprotiline in depressed patients: a double-blind trial of antidepressants with serotonergic or norepinephrinergic reuptake inhibition profile.},
  author={Ferenc Mart{\'e}nyi and Martin R K Dossenbach and Krista D Mraz and Stephen Metcalfe},
  journal={European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2001},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={227-32}
}
BACKGROUND Depression has emerged as a contrastive area of gender differences in psychiatry, as epidemiological data has consistently shown depression is twice as common in women as men. The pharmacodynamic effect of antidepressants may also show gender differences, as suggested by reports of better response of young women to non-tricyclic antidepressants. METHODS The antidepressive effect of an SSRI (fluoxetine) and a tetracyclic antidepressant with selective norepinephrine reuptake… CONTINUE READING
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