Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression (STAR*D)
This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
First received: July 20, 2001
Last updated: September 24, 2009
Last verified: September 2006
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||September 2006|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||No date given|
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Trivedi MH, Rush AJ, Wisniewski SR, Nierenberg AA, Warden D, Ritz L, Norquist G, Howland RH, Lebowitz B, McGrath PJ, Shores-Wilson K, Biggs MM, Balasubramani GK, Fava M. Evaluation of Outcomes With Citalopram for Depression Using Measurement-Based Care in STAR*D: Implications for Clinical Practice. Am J Psychiatry. 2006 Jan;163(1):28-40.
Hollon SD, Shelton RC, Wisniewski S, Warden D, Biggs MM, Friedman ES, Husain M, Kupfer DJ, Nierenberg AA, Petersen TJ, Shores-Wilson K, Rush AJ. Presenting characteristics of depressed outpatients as a function of recurrence: Preliminary findings from the STAR*D clinical trial. J Psychiatr Res. 2005 Oct 20; [Epub ahead of print]
Pilowsky DJ, Wickramaratne PJ, John Rush A, Hughes CW, Garber J, Malloy E, King CA, Cerda G, Sood AB, Alpert JE, Wisniewski SR, Trivedi MH, Talati A, Carlson MM, Liu HH, Fava M, Weissman MM. Children of Currently Depressed Mothers: A STAR*D Ancillary Study. J Clin Psychiatry. 2006 Jan;67(1):126-136.
Trivedi MH, Rush AJ, Wisniewski SR, Warden D, McKinney W, Downing M, Berman SR, Farabaugh A, Luther JF, Nierenberg AA, Callan JA, Sackeim HA. Factors associated with health-related quality of life among outpatients with major depressive disorder: a STAR*D report. J Clin Psychiatry. 2006 Feb;67(2):185-95.
Rush AJ, Trivedi MH, Wisniewski SR, Stewart JW, Nierenberg AA, Thase ME, Ritz L, Biggs MM, Warden D, Luther JF, Shores-Wilson K, Niederehe G, Fava M; STAR*D Study Team. Bupropion-SR, sertraline, or venlafaxine-XR after failure of SSRIs for depression. N Engl J Med. 2006 Mar 23;354(12):1231-42.
Weissman MM, Pilowsky DJ, Wickramaratne PJ, Talati A, Wisniewski SR, Fava M, Hughes CW, Garber J, Malloy E, King CA, Cerda G, Sood AB, Alpert JE, Trivedi MH, Rush AJ; STAR*D-Child Team. Remissions in maternal depression and child psychopathology: a STAR*D-child report. JAMA. 2006 Mar 22;295(12):1389-98.
Trivedi MH, Fava M, Wisniewski SR, Thase ME, Quitkin F, Warden D, Ritz L, Nierenberg AA, Lebowitz BD, Biggs MM, Luther JF, Shores-Wilson K, Rush AJ; STAR*D Study Team. Medication augmentation after the failure of SSRIs for depression. N Engl J Med. 2006 Mar 23;354(12):1243-52.
Fava M, Rush AJ, Wisniewski SR, Nierenberg AA, Alpert JE, McGrath PJ, Thase ME, Warden D, Biggs M, Luther JF, Niederehe G, Ritz L, Trivedi MH. A comparison of mirtazapine and nortriptyline following two consecutive failed medication treatments for depressed outpatients: a STAR*D report. Am J Psychiatry. 2006 Jul;163(7):1161-72.
Davis LL, Frazier E, Husain MM, Warden D, Trivedi M, Fava M, Cassano P, McGrath PJ, Balasubramani GK, Wisniewski SR, Rush AJ. Substance Use Disorder Comorbidity in Major Depressive Disorder: A Confirmatory Analysis of the STAR*D Cohort. Am J Addict. 2006 Jul-Aug;15(4):278-85.
McGrath PJ, Stewart JW, Fava M, Trivedi MH, Wisniewski SR, Nierenberg AA, Thase ME, Davis L, Biggs MM, Shores-Wilson K, Luther JF, Niederehe G, Warden D, Rush AJ. Tranylcypromine Versus Venlafaxine Plus Mirtazapine Following Three Failed Antidepressant Medication Trials for Depression: A STAR*D Report. Am J Psychiatry. 2006 Sep;163(9):1531-41.
Nierenberg AA, Fava M, Trivedi MH, Wisniewski SR, Thase ME, McGrath PJ, Alpert JE, Warden D, Luther JF, Niederehe G, Lebowitz B, Shores-Wilson K, Rush AJ. A Comparison of Lithium and T3 Augmentation Following Two Failed Medication Treatments for Depression: A STAR*D Report. Am J Psychiatry. 2006 Sep;163(9):1519-30.
Rush AJ, Trivedi MH, Wisniewski SR, Nierenberg AA, Stewart JW, Warden D, Niederehe G, Thase ME, Lavori PW, Lebowitz BD, McGrath PJ, Rosenbaum JF, Sackeim HA, Kupfer DJ, Luther J, Fava M. Acute and Longer-Term Outcomes in Depressed Outpatients Requiring One or Several Treatment Steps: A STAR*D Report. Am J Psychiatry. 2006 Nov;163(11):1905-17.
McMahon FJ, Buervenich S, Charney D, Lipsky R, Rush AJ, Wilson AF, Sorant AJ, Papanicolaou GJ, Laje G, Fava M, Trivedi MH, Wisniewski SR, Manji H. Variation in the Gene Encoding the Serotonin 2A Receptor Is Associated with Outcome of Antidepressant Treatment. Am J Hum Genet. 2006 May;78(5):804-14. Epub 2006 Mar 20.
Alpert JE, Biggs MM, Davis L, Shores-Wilson K, Harlan WR, Schneider GW, Ford AL, Farabaugh A, Stegman D, Ritz AL, Husain MM, Macleod L, Wisniewski SR, Rush AJ; STAR*D Investigators. Enrolling research subjects from clinical practice: ethical and procedural issues in the Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression (STAR*D) trial. Psychiatry Res. 2006 Feb 28;141(2):193-200. Epub 2006 Feb 2.
Khan AY, Carrithers J, Preskorn SH, Lear R, Wisniewski SR, John Rush A, Stegman D, Kelley C, Kreiner K, Nierenberg AA, Fava M. Clinical and demographic factors associated with DSM-IV melancholic depression. Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2006 Apr-Jun;18(2):91-8.
Wisniewski SR, Leon AC, Otto MW, Trivedi MH. Prevention of missing data in clinical research studies. Biol Psychiatry. 2006 Jun 1;59(11):997-1000. Epub 2006 Mar 29. Review.
Fava M, Rush AJ. Current status of augmentation and combination treatments for major depressive disorder: a literature review and a proposal for a novel approach to improve practice. Psychother Psychosom. 2006;75(3):139-53. Review.
Nierenberg AA, Trivedi MH, Fava M, Biggs MM, Shores-Wilson K, Wisniewski SR, Balasubramani GK, Rush AJ. Family history of mood disorder and characteristics of major depressive disorder: a STAR*D (sequenced treatment alternatives to relieve depression) study. J Psychiatr Res. 2007 Apr-Jun;41(3-4):214-21. Epub 2006 May 11.
Claassen CA, Trivedi MH, Rush AJ, Husain MM, Zisook S, Young E, Leuchter A, Wisniewski SR, Balasubramani GK, Alpert J. Clinical differences among depressed patients with and without a history of suicide attempts: findings from the STAR*D trial. J Affect Disord. 2007 Jan;97(1-3):77-84. Epub 2006 Jul 7.
Gilmer WS, Kemp DE. STAR*D: What Have We Learned Thus Far? International Drug Therapy Newsletter 41:75-82, 2006.
Fava M, Rush AJ, Alpert JE, Carmin CN, Balasubramani GK, Wisniewski SR, Trivedi MH, Biggs MM, Shores-Wilson K. What clinical and symptom features and comorbid disorders characterize outpatients with anxious major depressive disorder: a replication and extension. Can J Psychiatry. 2006 Nov;51(13):823-35.
Murphy SA, Oslin DW, Rush AJ, Zhu J; MCATS. Methodological challenges in constructing effective treatment sequences for chronic psychiatric disorders. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2007 Feb;32(2):257-62. Epub 2006 Nov 8.
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Ishak WW, Christensen S, Sayer G, Ha K, Li N, Miller J, Nguyen JM, Cohen RM. Sexual satisfaction and quality of life in major depressive disorder before and after treatment with citalopram in the STAR*D study. J Clin Psychiatry. 2013 Mar;74(3):256-61. doi: 10.4088/JCP.12m07933.
Haley CL, Sung SC, Rush AJ, Trivedi MH, Wisniewski SR, Luther JF, Kornstein SG. The clinical relevance of self-reported premenstrual worsening of depressive symptoms in the management of depressed outpatients: a STAR*D report. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2013 Mar;22(3):219-29. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2011.3186.
Trivedi MH, Morris DW, Wisniewski SR, Nierenberg AA, Gaynes BN, Kurian BT, Warden D, Stegman D, Shores-Wilson K, Rush AJ. Clinical and sociodemographic characteristics associated with suicidal ideation in depressed outpatients. Can J Psychiatry. 2013 Feb;58(2):113-22.
Cohen RM, Greenberg JM, IsHak WW. Incorporating multidimensional patient-reported outcomes of symptom severity, functioning, and quality of life in the Individual Burden of Illness Index for Depression to measure treatment impact and recovery in MDD. JAMA Psychiatry. 2013 Mar;70(3):343-50. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.286.
Smith RM, Papp AC, Webb A, Ruble CL, Munsie LM, Nisenbaum LK, Kleinman JE, Lipska BK, Sadee W. Multiple regulatory variants modulate expression of 5-hydroxytryptamine 2A receptors in human cortex. Biol Psychiatry. 2013 Mar 15;73(6):546-54. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2012.09.028. Epub 2012 Nov 13.
Uher R, Perlis RH, Placentino A, Dernovšek MZ, Henigsberg N, Mors O, Maier W, McGuffin P, Farmer A. Self-report and clinician-rated measures of depression severity: can one replace the other? Depress Anxiety. 2012 Dec;29(12):1043-9. doi: 10.1002/da.21993. Epub 2012 Aug 29.
McClintock SM, Husain MM, Bernstein IH, Wisniewski SR, Trivedi MH, Morris D, Alpert J, Warden D, Luther JF, Kornstein SG, Biggs MM, Fava M, Rush AJ. Assessing anxious features in depressed outpatients. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 2011 Dec;20(4):e69-82. Epub 2011 Nov 4.
Rush AJ, Wisniewski SR, Zisook S, Fava M, Sung SC, Haley CL, Chan HN, Gilmer WS, Warden D, Nierenberg AA, Balasubramani GK, Gaynes BN, Trivedi MH, Hollon SD. Is prior course of illness relevant to acute or longer-term outcomes in depressed out-patients? A STAR*D report. Psychol Med. 2012 Jun;42(6):1131-49. Epub 2011 Oct 19.
Denninger JW, van Nieuwenhuizen AO, Wisniewski SR, Luther JF, Trivedi MH, Rush AJ, Gollan JK, Pizzagalli DA, Fava M. Changes in depressive symptoms and social functioning in the sequenced treatment alternatives to relieve depression study. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2011 Oct;199(10):807-10.
Uher R, Perlis RH, Henigsberg N, Zobel A, Rietschel M, Mors O, Hauser J, Dernovsek MZ, Souery D, Bajs M, Maier W, Aitchison KJ, Farmer A, McGuffin P. Depression symptom dimensions as predictors of antidepressant treatment outcome: replicable evidence for interest-activity symptoms. Psychol Med. 2012 May;42(5):967-80. Epub 2011 Sep 20.
Warner-Schmidt JL, Vanover KE, Chen EY, Marshall JJ, Greengard P. Antidepressant effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are attenuated by antiinflammatory drugs in mice and humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 May 31;108(22):9262-7. Epub 2011 Apr 25.
Silverstein B, Patel P. Poor response to antidepressant medication of patients with depression accompanied by somatic symptomatology in the STAR*D Study. Psychiatry Res. 2011 May 15;187(1-2):121-4. Epub 2011 Jan 8.
Kuk AY, Li J, Rush AJ. Recursive subsetting to identify patients in the STAR*D: a method to enhance the accuracy of early prediction of treatment outcome and to inform personalized care. J Clin Psychiatry. 2010 Nov;71(11):1502-8.
Garriock HA, Tanowitz M, Kraft JB, Dang VC, Peters EJ, Jenkins GD, Reinalda MS, McGrath PJ, von Zastrow M, Slager SL, Hamilton SP. Association of mu-opioid receptor variants and response to citalopram treatment in major depressive disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 2010 May;167(5):565-73. Epub 2010 Mar 1.
Bergemann ER, Boles RG. Maternal inheritance in recurrent early-onset depression. Psychiatr Genet. 2010 Feb;20(1):31-4.
Davis LL, Wisniewski SR, Howland RH, Trivedi MH, Husain MM, Fava M, McGrath PJ, Balasubramani GK, Warden D, Rush AJ. Does comorbid substance use disorder impair recovery from major depression with SSRI treatment? An analysis of the STAR*D level one treatment outcomes. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2010 Mar 1;107(2-3):161-70. Epub 2009 Nov 28.
Leuchter AF, Husain MM, Cook IA, Trivedi MH, Wisniewski SR, Gilmer WS, Luther JF, Fava M, Rush AJ. Painful physical symptoms and treatment outcome in major depressive disorder: a STAR*D (Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression) report. Psychol Med. 2010 Feb;40(2):239-51. Epub 2009 Jun 3.
Nierenberg AA, Husain MM, Trivedi MH, Fava M, Warden D, Wisniewski SR, Miyahara S, Rush AJ. Residual symptoms after remission of major depressive disorder with citalopram and risk of relapse: a STAR*D report. Psychol Med. 2010 Jan;40(1):41-50. Epub 2009 May 22.
Stewart JW, McGrath PJ, Fava M, Wisniewski SR, Zisook S, Cook I, Nierenberg AA, Trivedi MH, Balasubramani GK, Warden D, Lesser I, John Rush A. Do atypical features affect outcome in depressed outpatients treated with citalopram? Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2010 Feb;13(1):15-30. Epub 2009 Apr 3.
Wisniewski SR, Rush AJ, Nierenberg AA, Gaynes BN, Warden D, Luther JF, McGrath PJ, Lavori PW, Thase ME, Fava M, Trivedi MH. Can phase III trial results of antidepressant medications be generalized to clinical practice? A STAR*D report. Am J Psychiatry. 2009 May;166(5):599-607. Epub 2009 Apr 1.
Husain MM, Rush JA, Wisniewski SR, McClintock SM, Fava M, Nierenberg AA, Davis L, Balasubramani GK, Young E, Albala AA, Trivedi MH. Family history of depression and therapeutic outcome: findings from STAR*D. J Clin Psychiatry. 2009 Feb;70(2):185-95. Epub 2008 Dec 2.
Gilmer WS, Gollan JK, Wisniewski SR, Howland RH, Trivedi MH, Miyahara S, Fleck J, Thase ME, Alpert JE, Nierenberg AA, Warden D, Fava M, Rush AJ. Does the duration of index episode affect the treatment outcome of major depressive disorder? A STAR*D report. J Clin Psychiatry. 2008 Aug;69(8):1246-56.
Rush AJ, Wisniewski SR, Warden D, Luther JF, Davis LL, Fava M, Nierenberg AA, Trivedi MH. Selecting among second-step antidepressant medication monotherapies: predictive value of clinical, demographic, or first-step treatment features. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2008 Aug;65(8):870-80.
Davis LL, Frazier EC, Gaynes BN, Trivedi MH, Wisniewski SR, Fava M, Barkin J, Kashner TM, Shelton RC, Alpert JE, Rush AJ. Are depressed outpatients with and without a family history of substance use disorder different? A baseline analysis of the STAR*D cohort. J Clin Psychiatry. 2007 Dec;68(12):1931-8.