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Treatment of mood disorders 

Treatment of mood disorders
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Treatment of mood disorders
Author(s):

E. S. Paykel

and J. Scott

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199696758.003.0090
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date: 25 August 2019

This chapters looks at the evidence behind the various medication and physical treatments for mood disorders, before discussing the management options themselves, including the treatment of unipolar disorder, medication, electroconvulsive therapy, treatment of non-response and resistant depression, longer-term treatment, psychological treatments, and continuation and maintenance therapy. The treatment of bipolar disorder is also covered in detail.

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