Verbal learning by major depressive disorder patients during treatment with fluoxetine or amitriptyline.

@article{Richardson1994VerbalLB,
  title={Verbal learning by major depressive disorder patients during treatment with fluoxetine or amitriptyline.},
  author={J. Steven Richardson and David L. Keegan and Rudy C Bowen and Stella L. Blackshaw and S. Cebrian-Perez and N Dayal and Samira Saleh and Shailesh Shrikhande},
  journal={International clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={1994},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={
          35-40
        }
}
After 1 week of a single-blind placebo period, and prior to being randomly assigned to receive treatment with either fluoxetine or amitriptyline, patients meeting strict criteria for a diagnosis of major depressive disorder were given an auditory verbal learning test of working memory, and a blood sample was drawn. After 3 weeks of drug treatment with either amitriptyline or fluoxetine, the patients' symptoms were evaluated, the verbal learning test was repeated, and a second blood sample was… CONTINUE READING

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