Montague, Jim; Pitman, Hilarie
December 1995
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/20/95, Vol. 69 Issue 24, p22
Trade Publication
Cites a study published in the `Journal of the American Medical Association' on the quality of life of people with common mental disorders. Link between depressive disorders with impairment of quality of life; Need to focus on recognition and treatment of common mental disorders.


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