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...
- 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.
- The DSM Classification of Depressive Disorders: Debating Its Utility. Parker, Gordon // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Dec2006, Vol. 51 Issue 14, p871
The author reflects on the effectiveness of DSM-IV model as a diagnostic system for depressive disorders. In this issue, the utility of the DSM classificatory system is considered from contrasting positions. The affirmative side argues that the DSM provides operational definitions of broad...
- 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...