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Treatment of mood disorders

E. S. Paykel and J. Scott

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199696758
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743221 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199696758.003.0090
Treatment of mood disorders

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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.

Chapter.  9960 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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