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Managing Depression in Clinical Practice

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Edward S Friedman
    Pages 1-10
  3. Timothey Denko, Edward S Friedman
    Pages 11-15
  4. Edward S Friedman
    Pages 17-25
  5. Ian M Anderson
    Pages 27-43
  6. Ian M Anderson, Danilo Arnone
    Pages 45-58
  7. Edward S Friedman
    Pages 59-75
  8. Ian M Anderson
    Pages 77-84
  9. Ian M Anderson
    Pages 85-90
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 91-95

About this book

Introduction

An estimated 21 million people are diagnosed each year with a major depressive disorder in the USA, Western Europe and Japan. The economic cost of depression and its impact on sufferers and those around them is enormous. There are numerous therapy choices available, which can be daunting for the clinician trying to achieve the best treatment regimen. Managing Depression in Clinical Practice provides a concise overview of the clinical manifestation, diagnosis and management of this debilitating condition. The book gives practical coverage of depression in special populations, the management of treatment non-response and long-term treatment. Managing Depression in Clinical Practice is intended as an accessible text for family practitioners and psychiatrists in training and in practice. It will also be of interest to specialist nurses and allied health professionals working in the field.

Keywords

Antidepressant Depression Dopamine Management Mood Disorder Seratonin diagnosis

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of Pittsburgh School of MedicPittsburghUSA
  2. 2., Neuroscience and Psychiatry UnitUniversity of ManchesterManchesterUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

Reviews

From the reviews:

“This is a concise, accessible guide to treating patients with depression. … The book is written for psychiatrists in training, students, primary care physicians, and allied health professionals. … The chapters and tables are clear, concise, and to the point. The treatment options in the algorithms are up to date and clinically practical. … I would recommend this book for anyone needing a concise, practical summary of the treatment of depression.” (Brett C. Plyler, Doody’s Review Service, December, 2010)