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Beyond the evidence: is there a place for antidepressant combinations in the pharmacotherapy of depression?

David P Horgan
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 198-200.
Published online: 6 August 2007

To the Editor: In an ironic clinician–academic dichotomy, in the same month that the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists published a survey showing that 79% of Australian psychiatrists combine antidepressants and 75% of psychiatrists believe that general practitioners should be given information on this topic,1 Keks et al chose a non-psychiatric journal to “mandate that combinations be used as a last resort, and only in specialist settings”.2

  • David P Horgan

  • depression.com.au and thepsychologist.com.au, Melbourne, VIC.

Correspondence: davidhorgan@email.com

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