Antidepressants for major depression disorder in older people: A network meta-analysis

Lindsay Robertson*, Federico Bertolini, Nicholas Meader, Simon J.C. Davies, Corrado Barbui, Simon Gilbody, Rachel Churchill

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This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: To assess the efficacy and acceptability of antidepressants for the treatment of MDD in older people.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD013394
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 5 Sept 2019

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We thank the editorial team of the Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Group (CCMD) Group for providing guidance during protocol development. We developed the search strategies with Sarah Dawson, the CCMD Information Specialist. The authors and the Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Editorial Team, are grateful to the following peer reviewers for their time and comments: Giuseppe Guaiana, Philip Kerrigan, Tolu Olusoga and Gill Worthy. They would also like to thank copy editor, Deirdre Walshe. CRG funding acknowledgement: the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is the largest single funder of the CCMD Group. Disclaimer: the views and opinions expressed therein are those of the review authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the NIHR, the NHS or the Department of Health and Social Care.

Funding Information:
RC: leads and has responsibility for Cochrane Common Mental Disorders, which has supported parts of the review process and is largely funded by a grant from the National Institute of Health and Research (NIHR) in the UK.

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© 2019 The Cochrane Collaboration.

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