A 24-month follow-up study of unipolar subjects: a comparison between lithium and fluvoxamine

L. Franchini, M. Gasperini, E. Smeraldi

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Abstract

The authors compared rates of new episodes in a sample of 64 unipolar subjects treated with fluvoxamine (n = 32) and lithium (n = 32) during a follow-up period of 24 months. Unipolar patients on lithium treatment had a worse outcome with a higher frequency of new recurrences compared with of new recurrences compared with patients on fluvoxamine during the course of preventive treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-231
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Affective Disorders
Volume32
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994

Keywords

  • Fluvoxamine
  • Lithium
  • Long-term treatment
  • Unipolar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Psychology(all)

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