Difference in treatment outcome in outpatients with anxious versus nonanxious depression: a STAR*D report.

TitleDifference in treatment outcome in outpatients with anxious versus nonanxious depression: a STAR*D report.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsFava, M, Rush JA, Alpert JE, Balasubramani GK, Wisniewski SR, Carmin CN, Biggs MM, Zisook S, Leuchter A, Howland R, Warden D, Trivedi MH
JournalThe American journal of psychiatry
Volume165
Issue3
Pagination342-51
Date Published2008 Mar
ISSN0002-953X
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Aged, Ambulatory Care, Antidepressive Agents, Anxiety Disorders, Citalopram, Comorbidity, Cyclohexanols, Delayed-Action Preparations, Depressive Disorder, Major, Drug Therapy, Combination, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Outcome Assessment (Health Care), Prospective Studies, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors, Somatoform Disorders, Treatment Outcome
Abstract

About half of outpatients with major depressive disorder also have clinically meaningful levels of anxiety. The authors conducted a secondary data analysis to compare antidepressant treatment outcomes for patients with anxious and nonanxious major depression in Levels 1 and 2 of the STAR*D study.

DOI10.1111/j.1530-0277.2011.01591.x
Alternate JournalAm J Psychiatry