Pharmacotherapy of affective disorders in old age.

@article{TourignyRivard1997PharmacotherapyOA,
  title={Pharmacotherapy of affective disorders in old age.},
  author={M F Tourigny-Rivard},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={1997},
  volume={42 Suppl 1},
  pages={10S-18S}
}
OBJECTIVE To present a clinical guide for the selection of safe and effective pharmacological treatment for depressed geriatric patients. METHOD A review of the use of antidepressants in the elderly is presented based on clinical experience and a search of MEDLINE and PsychInfo data bases. Emphasis is placed on the following newer antidepressants: fluvoxamine, sertraline, paroxetine, nefazodone, venlafaxine, and moclobemide. RESULTS With the advent of newer antidepressants, physicians have… CONTINUE READING

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