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Specific Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors Prevent Interferon-α-induced Depression in Patients with Hepatitis C: A Meta-analysis.
|Title||Specific Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors Prevent Interferon-α-induced Depression in Patients with Hepatitis C: A Meta-analysis.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Jiang H-Y, Deng M, Zhang Y-H, Chen H-Z, Chen Q, Ruan B|
|Journal||Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association|
|Date Published||2013 May 4|
Interferon-α (IFN-α)-induced depression is a major complication to treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Specific serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) can be used to treat depression, but it is not clear whether they can prevent depression in patients receiving IFN therapy for chronic HCV infection.
|Alternate Journal||Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol.|