• Economic burden high among veterans with treatment-resistant depression

    13 days ago - By Healio

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Treatment-resistant depression was associated with greater health care resource use and cost among veterans than those with non-treatment-resistant depression, according to data presented at Psych Congress.
    “Nearly 40% of U.S. veterans will experience depression in their lifetime, which is three times the rate of the general U.S. population,” Holly Szukis, MPH, health economics and outcomes research specialist at Janssen Pharmaceuticals, told Healio Psychiatry. “However, despite the higher prevalence of depression in this community, there has been
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