Recovery from major depression in older adults receiving augmentation of antidepressant pharmacotherapy.

@article{Dew2007RecoveryFM,
  title={Recovery from major depression in older adults receiving augmentation of antidepressant pharmacotherapy.},
  author={Mary Amanda Dew and Ellen M. Whyte and Eric J. Lenze and Patricia R. Houck and Benoit H. Mulsant and Bruce G. Pollock and Jacqueline A Stack and Salem G Bensasi and Charles F. Reynolds},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={164 6},
  pages={892-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Few data are available concerning the utility of augmentation in late-life depression treatment. The authors examined likelihood, speed, and predictors of recovery in older adults receiving augmentation pharmacotherapy after inadequate response to standardized treatment with paroxetine plus interpersonal psychotherapy. METHOD Depression levels were monitored during open treatment in 195 adults age 70 or older. Patients were grouped by whether they required augmentation (bupropion… CONTINUE READING

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