The STAR*D study: treating depression in the real world.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression (STAR*D) study evaluated feasible treatment strategies to improve clinical outcomes for real-world patients with treatment-resistant depression. Although the study found no clear-cut "winner", it does provide guidance on how to start therapy and how to proceed if initial treatment fails.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gaynes, BN; Rush, AJ; Trivedi, MH; Wisniewski, SR; Spencer, D; Fava, M

Published Date

  • January 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 75 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 57 - 66

PubMed ID

  • 18236731

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0891-1150

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3949/ccjm.75.1.57


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States