Personality disorder comorbidity with major depression and response to fluoxetine treatment.

@article{Fava1994PersonalityDC,
  title={Personality disorder comorbidity with major depression and response to fluoxetine treatment.},
  author={Maurizio Fava and E Bouffides and Joel A. Pava and Mary Kay McCarthy and Ronald J. Steingard and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum},
  journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics},
  year={1994},
  volume={62 3-4},
  pages={160-7}
}
The relationship between depression and comorbid personality disorders is still poorly understood. The aims of this study were to examine differences in depression severity between depressed outpatients with and without comorbid personality disorders, to determine the effect of a fixed dose of fluoxetine on personality disorders, and to assess the predictive value of personality disorder diagnoses at baseline with regard to response to fluoxetine. Eighty-three outpatients with major depressive… CONTINUE READING