Recognizing and managing drug-induced depression

R. D. Lane, A. J. Gelenberg

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Drug-induced depression is variable in its presentation with regard to the presence and characteristics of mood disturbance, anhedonia, and neurovegetative symptoms. Strategies for management include dosage tapering, drug discontinuation, switching to another drug less likely to cause depression, prescribing antidepressant medication, and referring the patient to a psychiatrist.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-62
Number of pages4
JournalDrug Therapy
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmaceutical Science


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