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The effects of using the PReDicT Test to guide the antidepressant treatment of depressed patients: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

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Background: Antidepressant medication is commonly used to treat depression. However, many patients do not respond to the first medication prescribed and improvements in symptoms are generally only detectable by clinicians 4-6 weeks after the medication has been initiated. As a result, there is often a long delay between the decision to initiate an antidepressant medication and the identification of an effective treatment regime. Previous work has demonstrated that antidepres... Expand abstract
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10.1186/s13063-017-2247-2

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
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Horizon 2020 SME (ref 696802
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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Trials Journal website
Volume:
18
Article number:
558
Publication date:
2017-11-23
Acceptance date:
2017-10-09
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1745-6215
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734795
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2017-10-09

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