Difference in treatment outcome in outpatients with anxious versus nonanxious depression: a STAR*D report.
|Title||Difference in treatment outcome in outpatients with anxious versus nonanxious depression: a STAR*D report.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2008|
|Authors||Fava, M, Rush JA, Alpert JE, Balasubramani GK, Wisniewski SR, Carmin CN, Biggs MM, Zisook S, Leuchter A, Howland R, Warden D, Trivedi MH|
|Journal||The American journal of psychiatry|
|Date Published||2008 Mar|
|Keywords||Adolescent, 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|
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.
|Alternate Journal||Am J Psychiatry|