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Sertraline Outperforms CBT for Depression in Hemodialysis Patients

Sertraline is modestly more effective than cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in treating depressive symptoms in patients on maintenance hemodialysis (HD), new study findings suggest. The study, led by Rajnish Mehrotra, MD, MS, of the Kidney Research Institute at the University of Washington in Seattle, also found that engagement interviews had no effect on patient acceptance…

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