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Depression

Raymond Lam

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199692736
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739897 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199692736.001.0001

Series: Oxford Psychiatry Library

Depression

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Clinical features and diagnosis

Raymond W. Lam.

in Depression

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 3303 words.

Depression is associated with a number of physical, emotional, and cognitive symptoms.

Sub-typing of major depressive...

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Clinical management

Raymond W. Lam.

in Depression

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 2211 words.

Clinical management of depression includes screening, assessment, developing a therapeutic alliance, selecting treatment(s), monitoring, and follow up.

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Cognition in Major Depressive Disorder

Roger S. McIntyre, Danielle S. Cha and Joanna K. Soczynska.

May 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry. 104 pages.

This resource provides a succinct summary of cognitive deficits reported in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) with a particular focus on aspects of measurement, underlying...

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Depression in Later Life

Robert C. Baldwin.

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Geriatric Medicine. 120 pages.

Depression affects between 10-15% of older people, making it the most frequently encountered mental health condition in later life. Despite this, the condition is easily missed in clinical...

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Epidemiology and burden

Raymond W. Lam.

in Depression

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 2006 words.

Depression is a highly prevalent condition – about 1 in 7 people will experience a depressive episode during their lifetime.

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Introduction

Raymond W. Lam.

in Depression

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 730 words.

Depression is a common and disabling psychiatric condition that must be recognized by all physicians and health professionals.

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Pathogenesis

Raymond W. Lam.

in Depression

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 3063 words.

There are likely multiple processes to explain the etiology and pathophysiology of depression, with involvement of biological, psychological and social...

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Pharmacotherapy

Raymond W. Lam.

in Depression

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Pharmacology. 5354 words.

The newer antidepressants (SSRIs, SNRIs, other receptor agents) are first-line medications due to improved safety and tolerability over...

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Psychotherapy

Raymond W. Lam.

in Depression

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 2874 words.

Evidenced-based psychotherapies for depression include problem solving therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and cognitive...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Edited by Timo Partonen and S. R. Pandi-Perumal.

October 2009; p ublished online February 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry. 368 pages.

Seasonal Affective Disorder discusses the current and anticipated developments in the study and care of SAD, highlights clinical diagnosis and management, and investigates the study of the...

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Severe Depression

Roger McIntyre and Jay Nathanson.

February 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry. 128 pages.

Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library, this concise online reference covers the clinical features and definition of severe major depressive disorder.

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Sleep Disorders (Oxford Psychiatry Library)

Sue Wilson and David Nutt.

September 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Sleep Medicine. 120 pages.

Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library series, Sleep Disorders provides clinicians with an overview of current understanding of sleep physiology, the pathophysiology of sleep disturbance,...

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Somatic treatments

Raymond W. Lam.

in Depression

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 3121 words.

Wake therapy, exercise and light therapy are non-invasive and clinically useful treatments.

Electroconvulsive therapy...

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Special populations

Raymond W. Lam.

in Depression

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 5526 words.

The keys to optimal management of treatment-resistant depression and depression in special populations include careful assessment, selection of...

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Suicide Prevention

Robert D. Goldney.

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry. 120 pages.

This resource places suicide in an historical and contemporaneous context, noting how interpretations of its causes and prevention have changed over the years, and provides healthcare...

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Understanding depression

Edited by Carmine Pariante, Randolph M. Nesse, David Nutt and Lewis Wolpert.

July 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry. 400 pages.

This resource brings together world leaders in research on depression, to discuss, for the first time, in an interdisciplinary setting, both classical and innovative ideas to understand...

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