STAR*D Study Examines Effect Of Genetic Variation In Treatment Resistant Depression

Tue, 12 Dec 2006 04:00 PM EST

... Researchers are now better able to predict which patients will respond to treatment for depression through the presence of genetic markers, according to results from a major NIH study on treatment resistant depression released at the annual meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology."Medications to treat depression are widely available, but no one treatment works for everyone. [click link for full article] ...