Masked Depression and Its Treatment

  • M. Laxenaire
  • J. P. Kahn


Masked depression has been described in 1957 by P. Kielholz. Its main clinical features are as follows: Masked Depression appears in middle-aged individuals who have demanding professional responsabilities and thus, it is often described in Europ as: “Manager’s Disease”. The course of the disease develops in three phases which extend over several weeks or even, several months.


Main Clinical Feature Traumatic Life Event Central Bundle Neurotic Depression Multiple Traumatic Event 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Laxenaire
    • 1
  • J. P. Kahn
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Nancy I Service de Psychologie Médicale et PsychothérapieHôpital Jeanne d’ArcToul CédexFrance

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