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Sustaining remission of psychotic depression: rationale, design and methodology of STOP-PD ΙΙ

  • Alastair J Flint1, 2, 3, 9, 10Email author,
  • Barnett S Meyers4,
  • Anthony J Rothschild5,
  • Ellen M Whyte6,
  • Benoit H Mulsant1, 7,
  • Matthew V Rudorfer8 and
  • Patricia Marino4
BMC Psychiatry201313:38

DOI: 10.1186/1471-244X-13-38

Received: 27 November 2012

Accepted: 4 January 2013

Published: 25 January 2013

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4 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
25 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-244X-13-38

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Department of Psychiatry, University Health Network
Toronto General and Toronto Rehab Research Institutes
Department of Psychiatry Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital–Westchester Division
University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
National Institute of Mental Health
Toronto General Hospital
the STOP-PD II Study Group