Does anyone have any information on the use of beta blockers like
pindolol to augment SSRI's in the treatment of depression? I know
that 5HT-1A antagonists are supposed to increase overall serotonergic
transmission and that at least one study (Berman et al, Am J
Psychiatry 1997 154:37-43) has found that pindolol is not effective in
hastening the onset of recovery from depression. Is there any
encouraging news or further research going on?