Serum cholesterol in treatment-resistant depression.

@article{Papakostas2003SerumCI,
  title={Serum cholesterol in treatment-resistant depression.},
  author={George I. Papakostas and Timothy J. Petersen and Shamsah B. Sonawalla and Wendelien Merens and Dan V. Iosifescu and Jonathan Edward Alpert and Maurizio Fava and Andrew Nierenberg},
  journal={Neuropsychobiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={
          146-51
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) may have significant differences in cholesterol levels compared with healthy controls. A previous study by our group reported that depressed patients with elevated cholesterol levels (>or=200 mg/dl) were significantly more likely to be nonresponders to fluoxetine treatment than depressed patients with nonelevated cholesterol levels. However, very little is known regarding cholesterol in patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD… CONTINUE READING

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