Mental health

Antidepressants among adolescents with moderate-severe depressive disorder for whom psychosocial interventions have proven ineffective.

[2015]

Recommendation(s)

When psychosocial interventions prove ineffective, fluoxetine (but not other Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors or Tricyclic Antidepressants) may be offered in adolescents with moderate-severe depressive episode/disorder. The intervention should only be offered under supervision of a specialist.
Strength of recommendation: CONDITIONAL
Quality of evidence: VERY LOW

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