Daily activity level improvement with antidepressant medications predicts long-term clinical outcomes in outpatients with major depressive disorder.
Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas.
University of Texas, Austin.
Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.
Duke-NUS, Singapore, Singapore.
- Published Article
Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
Dove Medical Press
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2017
Depressed patients have high levels of nonwork-related activity impairment at baseline that improves significantly with treatment and independently predicts long-term clinical outcomes. Brief systematic assessment of activity impairment during the course of antidepressant treatment can help inform clinical decision-making.
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