Effect of Escalating and Deescalating Financial Incentives vs Usual Care to Improve Antidepressant Adherence: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA Psychiatry. 2021 Feb 1;78(2):222-224. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.3000.


This pilot randomized clinical trial examines whether giving a financial incentive in an escalating or deescalating pattern (vs no incentive) to patients receiving antidepressants can enhance medication adherence.