Clinical management

Raymond W. Lam

in Depression

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199692736
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739897 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Psychiatry Library

Clinical management

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

The treatment of depression has two phases: the acute phase to achieve full remission of symptoms, and the maintenance phase to prevent relapse and recurrence.


Chapter.  2211 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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