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Differentiating cognitive dysfunction from other dimensions of psychopathology in major depressive disorder

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

in Cognition in Major Depressive Disorder

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Published in print May 2014 | ISBN: 9780199688807
Published online July 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191767982 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199688807.003.0005

Series: Oxford Psychiatry Library

Differentiating cognitive dysfunction from other dimensions of psychopathology in major depressive disorder

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Cognitive impairment is a criterion item for the diagnosis of a major depressive episode (MDE).

Cognitive deficits in MDD are consistent, replicable, non-specific and clinically significant

Colinearity exists between depressive symptoms and cognitive deficits

Chapter.  1574 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Psychiatry

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