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The purpose of this study is to determine if omega-3 fatty acid EPA will enhance and speed up response to antidepressant therapy with Celexa (Citalopram) in people suffering from Major Depressive Disorder. All patients will receive Celexa, 50% will receive EPA, 50% placebo EPA.
As per brief summary
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFA), Citalopram
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dept. of Psychiatry
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:54:59-0400
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