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Vardenafil improves comorbid erectile dysfunction and mild depression

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Q Does vardenafil improve erectile dysfunction and mild major depressive disorder in men with both disorders?


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Randomised controlled trial.

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Not stated.

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Double blind.

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12 weeks.

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44 centres in the USA, Canada, France, Spain and Italy; December 2002 to November 2003.

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280 men aged 18 and over with erectile dysfunction for longer than 6 months (National Institutes of Health criteria) and untreated depressive disorder (a score of 13–23 (later modified to 11–17) on the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale and >13 on Center …

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  • For correspondence: Dr Raymond Rosen, Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA; rosen{at}

  • Sources of funding: Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals and GlaxoSmithKline.

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