Depressive Disorders

Many adults with depression are not receiving treatment

Many adults with depression are not receiving treatment

Survey results revealed that only 28.7% of patients with depression receive any treatment.

Sertraline may prevent depressive disorders after traumatic brain injury

Sertraline may prevent depressive disorders after traumatic brain injury

The number needed to treat was 5.9 for sertraline vs placebo to prevent depression after a traumatic brain injury.

CBT in primary care settings benefits adolescents diagnosed with depression

CBT in primary care settings benefits adolescents diagnosed with depression

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Teenagers assigned to receive CBT treatment recovered 8 weeks faster than those receiving only standard care.

CBT, antidepressants equally effective in treating major depressive disorder, per ACP guideline

CBT, antidepressants equally effective in treating major depressive disorder, per ACP guideline

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Moderate-quality evidence shows that both methods are efficacious in treating MDD.

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