The cost consequences of treatment-resistant depression.

  title={The cost consequences of treatment-resistant depression.},
  author={James M. Russell and Kevin Hawkins and Ronald J. Ozminkowski and Lucinda Orsini and William H. Crown and Sean C. Kennedy and Stan Finkelstein and Ernst R. Berndt and A. John Rush},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={65 3},
CONTEXT Treatment-resistant depression is a significant public health problem with profound effects on general medical and mental health-related health care costs. OBJECTIVE To describe health care costs of patients with treatment-resistant depression as their illness progresses, in terms of pharmaceutical and medical expenditures, and to identify factors associated with increasing degrees of treatment resistance. DATA SOURCES The MEDSTAT MarketScan Private Pay Fee for Service (FFS… CONTINUE READING


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