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Depression pp 213-227 | Cite as

Combining Drugs and Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Depression

  • Gerald L. Klerman

Abstract

The chapters in this volume are typical of the current therapeutic approach in American psychiatry. Treatment is pluralistic, and the theoretical approach eclectic. Practitioners mix drug treatment with various kinds of psychotherapy—cognitive, psychoanalytic, or behavioral; group or family. Occasionally electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is prescribed.

Keywords

Drug Therapy Depressed Patient Family Therapy Subjective Distress Endogenous Depression 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald L. Klerman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Stanley Cobb Psychiatric Research Laboratories, Psychiatry ServiceMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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