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Video: Rx for Depressed Patients—What Factors to Consider?

Video: Rx for Depressed Patients—What Factors to Consider?

What factors should you consider when chosing first-line therapy for a patient with mild to moderate depression?

Psychiatrist Sidney Zisook, MD—a guest speaker at the recent American College of Physicians meeting in San Diego—addresses that question in this video. Dr Zisook, an investigator in the STAR*D trial (the Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression study funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health), is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of San Diego, La Jolla, and and Residency Training Director in the Department of Psychiatry at the San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

 
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