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Indian J Psychol Med. 2009 Jan;31(1):50-1. doi: 10.4103/0253-7176.53317.

Depression in acromegaly treated with escitalopram and cognitive therapy.

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Consultant Psychiatrist, Mumbai, India.


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.


Acromegaly; depression; escitalopram

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