Alcohol, marijuana use reduce antidepressant efficacy

11/2/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

Antidepressant therapy may be less effective for children with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder if they also engage in casual use of marijuana and alcohol, a U.S. study showed. Researchers said the findings suggest clinicians should screen for and address substance use in children taking antidepressants.

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