References for “Alzheimer’s and driving ability”

Alzheimer's Association. "Driving," 2007. Available at Duchek JM, et al. "Longitudinal Driving Performance in Early-Stage Dementia of the Alzheimer Type," Journal of the American Geriatric Society (Oct. 2003): Vol. 51, No. 10, pp. 1342–47. Erten-Lyons D. "When Should Patients with Alzheimer Disease Stop Driving?" Neurology (April 1, 2008): Vol. 70, No. 14, pp. e45–47. (Locked) More »

References for “Finding the right depression medication”

Fava M, et al. "A Comparison of Mirtazapine and Nortriptyline Following Two Consecutive Failed Medication Treatments for Depressed Outpatients: A STAR*D Report," American Journal of Psychiatry (July 2006): Vol. 163, No. 7, pp. 1161–72. Gaynes BN, et al. "The STAR*D Study: Treating Depression in the Real World," Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine (Jan. 2008): Vol. 75, No. 1, pp. 57–66. McGrath PJ, et al. "Tranylcypromine Versus Venlafaxine Plus Mirtazapine Following Three Failed Medication Trials for Depression: A STAR*D Report," American Journal of Psychiatry (Sept. 2006): Vol. 163, No. 9, pp. 1531–41. (Locked) More »

References for “Involuntary outpatient commitment”

American Psychiatric Association. "Mandatory Outpatient Treatment Resource Document," December 1999. APA Document Reference No. 990007. Angell B, et al. "Payeeship, Financial Leverage, and the Client-Provider Relationship," Psychiatric Services (March 2007): Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 365–72. Appelbaum PS, et al. "Use of Leverage Over Patients' Money to Promote Adherence to Psychiatric Treatment," Journal of Nervous and Mental Disorders (April 2006): Vol. 194, No. 4, pp. 294–302. (Locked) More »

Finding the right depression medication

Most people with depression will have to try more than one medication before seeing positive results. Research shows that a medication should be taken for at least eight weeks before adding a second drug or trying a different one. (Locked) More »

Alzheimer's and driving ability

The onset of dementia can increase the risks of driving for older people. Older drivers, their family members, and doctors should be alert for patterns of behavior that indicate diminished capacity behind the wheel. (Locked) More »