Learning Objectives, Antidepressant Roundup 2012, TCPR, May 2012

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After reading these articles, you should be able to:

  1. Summarize the state of current antidepressant medications now under development.
  2. Explain the ongoing debate over the effectiveness of antidepressant medications versus the placebo effect.
  3. Describe some of the methods researchers are using to try to predict a patient’s response to an antidepressant.
  4. Understand some of the current findings in the literature regarding psychiatric treatment.