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National prescription patterns of antidepressants in the treatment of adults with major depression in the US between 1996 and 2015: a population representative survey based analysis

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Few studies have delineated the real-world, long-term trends of prescription patterns of antidepressants for patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). This study aims to describe their vicissitudes in the nationally representative sample of the US from 1996 to 2015 and explore their characteristics. We used the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, a nationally representative database of the US population, between 1996 and 2015. We estimated the prevalence of MDD among adults, calculated the...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00035

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Psychiatry
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5179-8321
Publisher:
Frontiers Media
Journal:
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Volume:
11
Issue:
February 2020
Article number:
35
Publication date:
2020-02-14
Acceptance date:
2020-01-13
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ISSN:
1664-0640
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1083673
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pubs:1083673
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2020-01-28

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