This text itemizes and contemplates the issues of depressive disorders. The topic is addressed by a systematic review of the available research evidence and followed by commentaries from experienced clinicians in different countries. It covers developments in diagnosis, therapy, prognosis, economic evaluation, and quality improvement.
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Choice and duration of drug treatment
Indications and planning of psychotherapies
Depressive disorders in children and adolescents
Depression in the elderly
Costs of depressive disorders