Longitudinal population-based studies of affective disorders: Where to from here?
- Atypical depression is often missed. Codure, David // New Zealand Doctor;6/16/2010, p27
The article discusses the recommended diagnostic procedure for identifying atypical depression.
- COMMENTARY. Primack, Brian A. // Evidence Based Medicine;Sep2003, p155
The author reflects on the advantage of the World Health Organization (WHO) Wellbeing Index, which provides timely and accurate screening and evaluation results in diagnosing depression.
- MOLECULAR CHANGES IN MOOD DISORDERS RESULTS OF THE MARCHE REGION SPECIAL PROJECT. Benedetti, S.; Bucciarelli, S.; Canestrari, F.; Catalani, S.; Cocchi, M.; Colomba, M. S.; Gregorini, A.; Mandolini, S.; Marconi, V.; Mastrogiacomo, A. R.; Rasenick, M.; Silvestri, R.; Tagliamonte, M. C.; Tonello, L.; Venanzini, R. // NeuroQuantology;Jun2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, pS21
The article focuses on the quantitative diagnostic approaches to adequately characterize major depressive disorder and other psychiatric conditions which are still defined by non-biological criteria based on the psychiatrist's opinion and thus has a very high error rate. The evaluation of...
- EvaluaciÃ³n de la labilidad afectiva como sÃntoma del sÃndrome maniaco. Sánchez, Ricardo; Rangel, Óscar; Jaramillo, Luis Eduardo // Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatria;Dec2010, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p654
Introduction: Mood lability is not considered a clinical symptom in diagnostic systems such as the DSM-IV or the ICD-10. However, some studies have described the presence of this symptom in patients with affective disorders. Objective: To evaluate mood lability as a representative symptom of the...
- Family socioeconomic position in early life and onset of depressive symptoms and depression: a prospective cohort study. Joinson, Carol; Kounali, Daphne; Lewis, Glyn // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;Jan2017, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p95
Purpose:To investigate whether low parental socioeconomic position (SEP) at birth is associated only with early-onset depressive symptoms in offspring. Methods:This prospective cohort study used data on 9193 individuals (4768 females, 4425 males) from the Avon...
- Treatment of Depression with Drugs. Hollister, Leo E. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jul78, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p78
Discusses the diagnosis and treatment of depression with drugs. Manifestations of depression; Classifications of depressions; Types of drugs which may be useful to various degrees in the different types of depressions; Side effects of tricyclic antidepressants.
- The Temporal Development of Mood, Cognitive, and Vegetative Symptoms in Recurrent SAD Episodes: A Test of the Dual Vulnerability Hypothesis. Whitcomb-Smith, Stacy; Sigmon, Sandra; Martinson, Amber; Young, Michael; Craner, Julia; Boulard, Nina // Cognitive Therapy & Research;Feb2014, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p43
Recent literature on seasonal affective disorder (SAD) has begun to focus on diathesis-stress models, including Young and colleagues' dual vulnerability hypothesis. The dual vulnerability hypothesis posits that individuals must possess both a biological vulnerability to developing vegetative...
- Effectiveness of an educational strategy to improve family physicians' detection and management of depression: a randomized controlled trial. Worrall, Graham; Angel, John; Chaulk, Paul; Clarke, Cordell; Robbins, Megan // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/99, Vol. 161 Issue 1, p37
Reports the results of a study attempting to determine whether the diagnosis and treatment of depression by family physicians could be improved through an educational strategy. Methods; Results; Interpretation.
- Validation of the Beck Depression Inventory II in HIV-positive Patients. Lipps, G. E.; Lowe, G. A.; de la Haye, W.; Longman-Mills, S.; Clarke, T. R.; Barton, E. N.; Bain, B. // West Indian Medical Journal;2010 Special Issue, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p374
Objective: Research on depression among HIV-positive patients has been limited by the lack of a valid and reliable measure of depression. This project addresses this problem by exploring the internal consistency reliability and the concurrent and discriminant validity of the Beck Depression...