Treatment-resistant depression: state of the art Part II. Treatment
Depressione resistente al trattamento: stato dell'arte Parte II. Trattamento

Federica Luchini, Luca Cosentino, Laura Pensabene, Mauro Mauri, Lorenzo Lattanzi
2014 Rivista di psichiatria  
This work would give an overall and up-to-date vision of psychopharmacological and physical strategies of treatment for resistant depression. A PubMed search was done using the keywords "resistant depression treatment", "electroconvulsive therapy", "antidepressants", and the inclusion criteria of adult samples, English, French or Italian languages. Lots of psycho-pharmacological and physical treatment strategies for resistant depression exist; anyway there is no consensus about their
more » ... and efficacy, which appears still unsatisfactory. Further research should move towards the identification of specific clinical picture of treatment resistant depression to develop more efficacious and selective treatment protocols.
doi:10.1708/1766.19120 pmid:25668624 fatcat:wklnwvdwlvbaddn3ch6roeccdy