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A retrospective study using a data base of anonymized medical records. The purpose of the study is to examine the different therapeutic strategies for the management of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) and suboptimal response to antidepressant drugs in primary care
Condition or disease
Major Depressive Disorder
Therapeutic strategies for the management of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) and suboptimal response to antidepressant drugs in primary care: the Badalona database study
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Primary care clinic
An International Classification of Primary Care (ICPC-2) or DSM-IV-TR diagnosis for major depressive disorder (MDD)
At least 8 weeks of antidepressant treatment during the identification period of 01 January 2008 - 31 December 2009
18 months of enrollment with medical and pharmacy records after index episode date