More than Half of Depression Patients Give up Their Treatment (image) FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption Most patients who take anti-depressants give up their treatment in less than six months, the minimum period recommended for treating severe depression and other derived pathologies. This is the conclusion of a new study carried out by Catalan researchers, which reveals that only 25 percent continue their treatment for more than 11 months. Credit SINC Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.