Desipramine for the treatment of 'pure' dysthymia versus 'double' depression

D. B. Marin, J. H. Kocsis, A. J. Frances, M. Parides

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Abstract

The authors report results of an 8-week, open trial of desipramine in 42 patients with DSM-III-R dysthymia with a concurrent diagnosis of major depression ('double' depression) and 33 patients with dysthymia who had no other depressive diagnosis ('pure' dysthymia). Either complete or partial remission was achieved by 70% of the patients with 'pure' dysthymia. This compared favorably with but was not significantly different from results in the 'double' depression group.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1079-1080
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Volume151
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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