Predicting 6-week treatment response to escitalopram pharmacotherapy in late-life major depressive disorder.

@article{Saghafi2007Predicting6T,
  title={Predicting 6-week treatment response to escitalopram pharmacotherapy in late-life major depressive disorder.},
  author={Ramin Saghafi and Charlotte Brown and Meryl A. Butters and Jill M Cyranowski and Mary Amanda Dew and Ellen Frank and Ariel G. Gildengers and Jordan Friedman Karp and Eric J. Lenze and Francis K Lotrich and Lynn M Martire and Sati Mazumdar and Mark D. Miller and Benoit H. Mulsant and Elizabeth M Weber and Ellen M. Whyte and Jennifer Q Morse and Jacqueline A Stack and Patricia R. Houck and Salem G Bensasi and Charles F. Reynolds},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 11},
  pages={1141-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Approximately half of older patients treated for major depressive disorder (MDD) do not achieve symptomatic remission and functional recovery with first-line pharmacotherapy. This study aims to characterize sociodemographic, clinical, and neuropsychologic correlates of full, partial, and non-response to escitalopram monotherapy of unipolar MDD in later life. METHODS One hundred and seventy-five patients aged 60 and older were assessed at baseline on demographic variables, depression… CONTINUE READING

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