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Study of the use of antidepressants for depression in dementia: the HTA -SADD trial - a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of sertraline and mirtazapine

Banerjee, Sube and Hellier, J and Romer, R and Dewey, M and Knapp, Martin and Ballard, C and Baldwin, Robert and Bentham, Peter and Fox, C. and Holmes, Clive and Katona, Cornelius and Livingston, G. and Lawton, C and McCrae, N and Moniz-Cook, E and Murray, J and Nurock, J and Orrell, Martin and O'Brien, J and Poppe, M and Thomas, A and Walwyn, R and Wilson, K and Burns, A and Lindesay, James (2013) Study of the use of antidepressants for depression in dementia: the HTA -SADD trial - a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of sertraline and mirtazapine. Health Technology Assessment, 17 (7). ISSN 1366-5278

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Identification Number: 10.3310/hta17070

Abstract

Study finds no evidence to support the use of antidepressants as a first-line treatment for people with depression in Alzheimer's disease who are referred to old-age psychiatry services, as many cases will resolve with usual care

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.hta.ac.uk/research/HTAjournal.shtml
Additional Information: © 2013 Queen's Printer and Controller of HMSO.
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU)
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Research centres and groups > NIHR School for Social Care Research
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2013 10:16
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2014 11:50
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/49677

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