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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Wiegand, MH 
Title:
Antidepressants for the treatment of insomnia : a suitable approach? 
Abstract:
The popularity of antidepressants in the treatment of insomnia is not supported by a large amount of convincing data, but rather by opinions and beliefs of the prescribing physicians on the advantages of these agents compared with drugs acting on the benzodiazepine receptor or other drugs used for the treatment of insomnia. The existing data do not allow for clear-cut, evidence-based recommendations concerning the use of antidepressants in insomnia. Our conclusions result from a few short-term s...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Drugs 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
68 
Journal issue:
17 
Pages contribution:
2411-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0012-6667 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie