A large study published in the prestigious journal, JAMA Psychiatry, suggests that, for patients with unipolar depression (not bipolar depression) a scientifically developed antidepressant selection survey may predict which antidepressant, or combination of antidepressants, is more likely to be effective.
In addition to our own comprehensive survey, and genetic testing, we will now be offering this new tool to our patients.
If you have discussed this with your clinician, you can access the survey here…
For More Information
Chekroud AM, Gueorguieva R, Krumholz HM, Trivedi MH, Krystal JH, McCarthy G. Reevaluating the Efficacy and Predictability of Antidepressant Treatments – A Symptom Clustering Approach. JAMA Psychiatry. Published online February 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.0025