Sociodemographic and clinical factors associated with antidepressant type in a national sample of the home health care elderly Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antidepressive Agents
  • Home Care Services
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'

abstract

  • Race/ethnicity and age differences by AD type - including blacks' increased TCA use, Hispanics' decreased SNRI and "Other" AD use, and older elderly's increased tricyclic use - suggest systematic differences in prescribing practice variations including differences by geography, patient preferences or access to care in the HHC elderly.

publication date

  • November 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3208729

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2011.07.006

PubMed ID

  • 21920609

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 587

end page

  • 93

volume

  • 33

number

  • 6