Analysis on the Effect of Escitalopram Combined with Supportive Psychotherapy in the First Elderly Patients with Depression
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Objective To investigate the effect of escitalopram combined with supportive psychotherapy in the first episode of elderly depression. Methods A total of 100 first-onset elderly patients with depression from January 2018 to June 2019 were randomly divided into groups, treated with olanzapine in the control group, and escitalopram combined with supportive psychotherapy in the experimental group. The results of treatment of the first group of elderly patients with depression were analyzed. Results The total effective rate of first-onset elderly patients with depression in the experimental group was 96.00%, which was higher than the total effective rate of the control group, 82.00%, P <0.05; the ADL scores after treatment were higher in both groups than before treatment, and the sleep quality score and HAMD score were Lower than before treatment, P <0.05; ADL scores in the experimental group were higher than those in the control group after treatment, sleep quality scores and HAMD scores were lower than those in the control group, P <0.05; the incidence of adverse reactions in the experimental group was 6.00%, which was lower than the control The incidence of complications in the group was 22.00%, and the difference was statistically significant (P <0.05). Conclusion The first-generation elderly patients with depression received escitalopram combined with supportive psychotherapy can obtain better results, and the incidence of adverse reactions is low, safe and effective.
Escitalopram, Supportive psychology, Senile depression