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Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS)

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2070 (Published 13 October 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2070
  1. Benedetto Vitiello, chief1
  1. 1Child and Adolescent Treatment and Preventive Intervention Research Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA
  1. bvitiell{at}mail.nih.gov

    Lenzer’s article contains several incorrect statements about the Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS), which was funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) under a contract to Duke University Medical Center.1 2 The design of the study was not unilaterally chosen by the investigators at Duke University: it was selected by NIMH on the basis of the recommendations of …

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