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Psychotic depression

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The following statements are true regarding pharmacotherapy of unipolar psychotic depression

 

a.combination of TCA and antipsychotic should be the first line treatment

b.antipsychotic alone should be the first line treatment

c.combination of SSRI and antipsychotics should be the first line treatment

d.SSRIs should be the first line treatment

e.Tricyclic antidepressants alone should be the first line treatment

 

ans was e. dont understand

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combination of antipsychotic with antidepressant is most effectice. and the antidep is TCA. maudsely guidelines

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Where was this question from? 

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Ahh, yes - that is the correct answer...look at the link below from a previous forum discussion:

 

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TCA's are probably drugs of first choice in psychotic depression.

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