Predicting Remission in Late-Life Major Depression: A Clinical Algorithm Based Upon Past Treatment History
- Geriatric Psychiatry
- Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
- AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Rates of treatment resistance in randomized controlled trials in patients with late-life depression are as high as 77% using SSRIs, yet SSRIs are often used as first-line treatment. This CME article helps to optimize the selection of the next step in treating late-life depression.