Therapeutic options for treating major depression, and the role of venlafaxine.

@article{Scott1996TherapeuticOF,
  title={Therapeutic options for treating major depression, and the role of venlafaxine.},
  author={Mollie Ashe Scott and Phil Shelton and Wendy A. Gattis},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={352-65}
}
Major depression is a debilitating disorder that is often undertreated. Psychotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy, and pharmacotherapy are options for management. Tricyclic antidepressants and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are the cornerstones of drug therapy. Venlafaxine, a phenylethylamine antidepressant that primarily inhibits reuptake of… CONTINUE READING