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Cognitive outcomes after sertaline treatment in patients with depression of Alzheimer disease
Objectives: Although many depressed patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) are treated with antidepressants, the effect of such treatment on cognitive performance in these patients is not known. The authors report cognitive outcomes in patients with depression of AD (dAD) after a 24-week trial of sertraline or placebo.; Design: Placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind trial.; Setting: Outpatient memory […]
Sertraline for the treatment of depression in Alzheimer disease: week-24 outcomes
Background: Depression and antidepressant use are common in Alzheimer disease (AD), but the effect of antidepressant treatment for depression on longer term outcomes is unknown. The authors report the Week-24 outcomes of patients who participated in a 12-week efficacy study of sertraline for depression of AD.; Methods: One hundred thirty-one participants (sertraline = 67, placebo […]
Cost-effectiveness analyses for mirtazapine and sertraline in dementia: randomised controlled trial
Background: Depression is a common and costly comorbidity in dementia. There are very few data on the cost-effectiveness of antidepressants for depression in dementia and their effects on carer outcomes.; Aims: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of sertraline and mirtazapine compared with placebo for depression in dementia.; Method: A pragmatic, multicentre, randomised placebo-controlled trial with a […]
Agitation in nursing home residents with dementia (VIDEANT trial): effects of a cluster-randomized, controlled, guideline implementation trial
Objective: To test the effect of a complex guideline-based intervention on agitation and psychotropic prescriptions.; Design, Setting, Participants: Cluster randomized controlled trial (VIDEANT) with blinded assessment of outcome in 18 nursing homes in Berlin, Germany, comprising 304 dementia patients.; Intervention: Training, support, and activity therapy intervention, delivered at the level of each nursing home, focusing […]