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Badalona Major Depressive Disorder Database Study

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: September 28, 2011
Last updated: January 11, 2012
Last verified: January 2012
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

Major Depressive Disorder

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: 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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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Description of the antidepressant strategies switches [ Time Frame: 18 months ]
    Number and type of treatment changes including combination, switch, or augmentation strategies.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Health care resource utilization [ Time Frame: 18 months ]
  • Health care costs [ Time Frame: 18 months ]
  • Hamilton Depression Rating Scale [ Time Frame: 18 months ]
  • Medication possession rate to evaluate adherence [ Time Frame: 18 months ]
  • Referral to psychiatrist office [ Time Frame: 18 months ]

Enrollment: 2260
Study Start Date: November 2011
Study Completion Date: January 2012
Patients with suboptimal response
Patients with symptomatic remission

Detailed Description:
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

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary care clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 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
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01446692

Research Site
Badalona, Spain
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01446692     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-NES-XXX-2011/2
Study First Received: September 28, 2011
Last Updated: January 11, 2012

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Major depressive disorder
primary care
real-world evidence

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Pathologic Processes
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Behavioral Symptoms processed this record on May 25, 2017