Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Depression in Older Adults: Choosing an Option to Improve Mood.|
|Audience||Clinicians presenting information about selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for adults diagnosed with moderate to severe unipolar depression.|
|Options included||Taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
Citalopram [Celexa®], Escitalopram [Cipralex®], Fluoxetine [Prozac®],
Fluvoxamine [Luvox®], Paroxetine [Paxil®], Sertraline [Zoloft®].
Not taking SSRIs.
|Year of last update or review||2013|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.decisionbox.ulaval.ca
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|7 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.