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Sertraline versus other antidepressive agents for depression.

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BACKGROUND: The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence clinical practice guideline on the treatment of depressive disorder recommended that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors should be the first-line option when drug therapy is indicated for a depressive episode. Preliminary evidence suggested that sertraline might be slightly superior in terms of effectiveness. OBJECTIVES: To assess the evidence for the efficacy, acceptability and tolerability of escitalopram in comparis...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
La Ferla, T More by this author
Furukawa, TA More by this author
Signoretti, A More by this author
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Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD006117
Publication date:
2009
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:a75dec4d-0705-4ac1-b48d-26683f58e660
Source identifiers:
425999
Local pid:
pubs:425999

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