Augmentation Strategies for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Given that two-thirds of patients treated for a major depressive episode will fail to achieve remission of symptoms after 2 or more treatment trials of first-line antidepressants, the probability of remission will further decrease with subsequent medication trials. Treatment strategies for patients with TRD include augmentation, where a medication is added to a current antidepressant versus switching to a different antidepressant.

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Release Date: 
03/20/2024 - 9:00am