Year: 1985 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, (13th: 1985: Vienna), 3p. SIEC No: 19861159

Studied is the effectiveness of 3 therapeutic treatment methods in a sample of 53 outpatients suffering from adjustment disorders with depressed mood or mixed emotional features. Subjects (20 males, 33 females, mean age 36.3) were randomly assigned to either VLX or SAMe drug therapy or to insight oriented group psychotherapy. A modified SRDS was completed before & after therapy. Results indicated drug therapy was comparable to psychotherapy in effectiveness. 6refs. NBB