2011, volume 27, issue 3-4

Review article

Application of monitoring techniques into pharmacotherapy of depression Part I: Assessment of clinical state and pharmaco – EEG

Maria Radziwon-Zaleska, Halina Matsumoto, Michał Skalski, Agata Biernacka-Bazyluk
Farmakoterapia w Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 2011, 3-4, 121-127

In this paper, comprising two parts, authors present some techniques which are contemporarily used for monitoring the process of pharmacotherapy of depression.
The application of monitoring techniques such as: precise clinical efficacy assessment, determination of drug concentration in blood (TDM) and evaluation of pharmaco – EEG studies, enables the optimization of antidepressive treatment in case of an individual patient.