To 10.65 at week 8 and maintained through the rest of the year, while for those on venlafaxine XR the HAM-A score reduced just to 12.80. Moreover, pregabalin also allowed patients to spend more time in a better health state: during one year, the number of weeks with no or minimal GAD was estimated to be 12.9 for pregabalin and 3.8 for venlafaxine XR. Concerning the primary measure of this analysis