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Oct
2016

To estimate the prevalence and type of antidepressant medication prescribed by German primary care physicians for patients with depression and osteoporosis.
This study was a retrospective database analysis conducted in Germany utilizing the Disease Analyzer® Database (IMS Health, Germany). The study population included 3,488 female osteoporosis patients aged between 40 and 90 years recruited from 1,179 general practitioner practices and who were initially diagnosed with depression during the index period (January 2004 to December 2013).
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