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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 50-51

Depression in acromegaly treated with escitalopram and cognitive therapy


Consultant Psychiatrist, Mumbai, India

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Avinash De Sousa
18, St. Francis Avenue, Wilingdon Colony, Off S.V. Road, Santacruz (West), Mumbai-400 054, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7176.53317

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Depression is one of the commonest disorders encountered in general hospital psychiatry. Acromegaly is a condition with excessive growth hormone secretion that may at times present with oversychopathology. We present the case of a 33-year-old lady with depression and acromegaly that successfully resolved after treatment with escitalopram and cognitive therapy.


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