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Depression 

Depression
Chapter:
Depression
Author(s):

David Coghill

, Sally Bonnar

, Sandra L. Duke

, Johnny Graham

, and Sarah Seth

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199234998.003.0017
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date: 05 August 2020

Definitions and epidemiology 250

Aetiology 252

Assessment, differential diagnosis, and co-morbidity 254

Management 1: general principles and psychological treatments 256

Management 2: pharmacological treatments 258

Prognosis, course, and outcomes 262

Clinical example 264

Recommended reading 266

Depression is an emotional disorder that can occur in childhood and adolescence. ICD-10 and DSM-IV classification of depression for adults apply to children and adolescents. Both classifications require that: ...

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