Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.
randomised controlled trial (RCT).
blinded (patients and healthcare providers [fluoxetine v placebo comparison], and outcome assessors).
Follow up period:
outpatient clinic in the US.
439 adolescents (mean age 15 y, 54% girls) who had a DSM-IV diagnosis of MDD, could attend an outpatient clinic, scored ⩾45 on the Children’s Depression Rating Scale–Revised (CDRS–R), had a full scale IQ ⩾80, and were not taking antidepressants. Exclusion criteria included bipolar disorder, severe conduct disorder, substance abuse/dependence, 2 failed selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) trials, and poor response …