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Mood Disorders & Affective Disorders

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A 35 yr old female with recent business losses presents with complaints of depressed mood, loss of interest in surrounding, feeling tired and reduced

appetite since a month. She also has insomnia with difficulty in going to sleep, wakes up intermittently and early in the morning. She had no medical illness in the past and she is not diabetic or hypertensive. There is no family history of depression. Which of the following would be most appropriate statement regarding management of her illness? (AIPG 2011)



A Start antidepressant considering the side effect profile of the drug.

B SSRI are the most effective antidepressant drugs.

C Start with two antidepressants.

D No need of treatment as the depression is due to loss in business.

Ans. A Start antidepressant considering the side effect profile of the drug.

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