Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthor
To the Editor: Dr Kroenke and colleagues1 found similar improvement in mental component scores
(MCSs) among depressed patients irrespective of which of 3 SSRI antidepressants
they received. The data, however, less convincingly support the conclusion
that the "3 SSRIs were also associated with similar . . . rates of discontinuing
or switching medication."
Keeley R. Is One Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Better Than Another?. JAMA. 2002;287(15):1935-1938. doi:10.1001/jama.287.15.1935