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Title: Patterns, predictors, and patient-reported reasons for antidepressant discontinuation in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys
Authors: Kazdin, Alan E
Harris, Meredith G
Hwang, Irving
Sampson, Nancy A
Stein, Dan J
Viana, Maria Carmen
Vigo, Daniel V
Wu, Chi-Shin
Aguilar-Gaxiola, Sergio
Alonso, Jordi
Benjet, Corina
Bruffaerts, Ronny
Caldas-Almeida, José Miguel
Cardoso, Graça
Caselani, Elisa
Chardoul, Stephanie
Cía, Alfredo
de Jonge, Peter
Gureje, Oye
Haro, Josep Maria
karam, Elie G.
Kovess-Masfety, Viviane
Navarro-Mateu, Fernando
Piazza, Marina
Posada-Villa, José
Scott, Kate M
Stagnaro, Juan Carlos
Ten Have, Margreet
Torres, Yolanda
Vladescu, Cristian
Kessler, Ronald C
Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine 
Keywords: Antidepressants
Major depressive disorder
Medication discontinuation
Issue Date: 2024-01-14
Part of: Psychological Medicine
Volume: 54
Issue: 1
Start page: 67
End page: 78
Despite their documented efficacy, substantial proportions of patients discontinue antidepressant medication (ADM) without a doctor's recommendation. The current report integrates data on patient-reported reasons into an investigation of patterns and predictors of ADM discontinuation.
ISSN: 00332917
DOI: 10.1017/S0033291723002507
Ezproxy URL: Link to full text
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Medicine

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