• Can counseling prevent or treat postpartum depression? 

    Moss, Shannon B.; Pierce, Jessica; Montoya, Cathy C. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2009-03)
    In most cases, counseling does not prevent postpartum depression (PPD), though it can treat the disorder. Overall, psychosocial interventions don't offer a significantly greater benefit than standard care in preventing ...
  • How should you manage a depressed patient unresponsive to an SSRI? 

    Triezenberg, Daniel; Vachon, Dominic; Helmen, Jennifer (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2006-12)
    The best approach among studied alternatives to manage a patient with treatment-resistant depression is not clear from the evidence. All of the options reviewed seem to have about a 25% to 30% success rate. Switching to ...
  • Is any single medication for major depression superior to others? 

    Budhwar, Nitin (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010-03)
    Although several antidepressants (particularly venlafaxine and mirtazapine) may have slightly greater early response rates (SOR B, based on heterogeneous meta-analyses), the clinical value of this effect is unknown and all ...