Serotonin transporter promoter gene polymorphism and long-term outcome of antidepressant treatment.

@article{Lee2004SerotoninTP,
  title={Serotonin transporter promoter gene polymorphism and long-term outcome of antidepressant treatment.},
  author={Min-Soo Lee and Hwa-Young Lee and Heon-Jeong Lee and Seung-Ho Ryu},
  journal={Psychiatric genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={111-5}
}
OBJECTIVE This study investigates the relationship between the serotonin transporter linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR) and the long-term outcome of antidepressant treatment. METHODS One hundred and twenty-eight patients with major depressive disorder were evaluated for long-term outcome (up to 3 years) of antidepressant treatment. The severity and improvement of depression were assessed with the Clinical Global Impression scale. The genotypes of 5-HTTLPR in the patients were determined… CONTINUE READING

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