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Mortality risk lower for those who are adherent to antidepressant therapy

KEY POINT

Better adherence to antidepressants was associated with a lower risk of death, according to a retrospective analysis published online in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

SOURCES

Krivoy AK, et al. Adherence to antidepressants is associated with lower mortality: A 4-year population-based cohort study. J Clin Psychiatry. 2016;[Epub ahead of print].