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The impact of antidepressants on depressive symptom severity, quality of life, morbidity, and mortality in heart failure: a systematic review

Authors: Rebecca Hedrick MD, Samuel Korouri BA, Emile Tadros BS, Tarneem Darwish MD, Veronica Cortez RN, OD, Desiree Triay RN, Mia Pasini RN, MSN, Linda Olanisa LCSW, Nathalie Herrera MD, Sophia Hanna BA, MA, Asher Kimchi MD, Michele Hamilton MD, Itai Danovitch MD, MBA, Waguih William IsHak MD, FAPA

This article reviews the literature on the impact of antidepressants on depressive symptom severity, quality of life, morbidity, and mortality in patients with heart failure.

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Antidepressant efficacy and side effect burden: an updated guide for clinicians

Authors: Tatum Kutzer DO, Michelle Dick MD, Trevor Scudamore MD, Mark Wiener MD, Thomas Schwartz MD

This article serves to provide clinicians with updated information about novel antidepressant medications, augmentation strategies with atypical antipsychotics, over-the-counter medications, as well as nonpharmaceutical treatments that should be considered when treating each individual patient who remains symptomatic despite treatment efforts.

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Antidepressant efficacy and side-effect burden: a quick guide for clinicians

Authors: Daniel Santarsieri, Thomas L Schwartz

Prescribing of antidepressant treatment (ADT) for major depressive disorder (MDD) has increased substantially over the last two decades. In this paper, the authors discuss the evidence that supports the use of ADT based on FDA approvals, data from randomized controlled trials or meta-analyses and where these are not available, the authors discuss and apply theoretical pharmacodynamic principles to help guide treatment choice in MDD.

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