ERIC Number: EJ852179
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
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Relative Cost-Effectiveness of Treatments for Adolescent Depression: 36-Week Results from the TADS Randomized Trial
Domino, Marisa Elena; Foster, E. Michael; Vitiello, Benedetto; Kratochvil, Christopher J.; Burns, Barbara J.; Silva, Susan G.; Reinecke, Mark A.; March, John S.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n7 p711 Jul 2009
Randomized controlled trials that involve 327 participants aged 12 to 18 who were diagnosed with major depression were given either fluoxetine alone, cognitive-behavioral therapy, or a combination of both. Cost-effectiveness acceptability curves suggest that combination treatment is highly likely to be the most cost-effective treatment than fluoxetine alone at 36 weeks.
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Depression (Psychology), Adolescents, Control Groups, Drug Therapy, Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Therapy, Outcomes of Treatment
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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