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Author Friedman, Edward S

Title Managing depression in clinical practice / Edward S Friedman and Ian M Anderson ; with contributions from Danilo Arnone, Timothey Denko
Published London : Springer, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (vi, 95 pages) : illustrations
Contents Classification, causes, and epidemiology. Different types of depression ; Causes of depression ; Epidemiology and natural history -- Depression in different types of patients. Depression in children ; Depression in elderly people ; Depression in women ; Depression in patients with comorbid medical conditions -- Diagnosis. Signs and symptoms of depression ; Differential diagnosis ; The patient examination and interview ; Laboratory tests for co-occurring illnesses -- Principles of therapy. Goals of treatment ; Treatment options ; Choice of treatment ; Practicalities of treatment ; Factors affecting response to treatment -- Medications. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors ; Serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors ; Monoamine receptor antagonist drugs ; Norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors ; Dopamine reuptake inhibitors ; Tricyclic antidepressants ; Monoamine oxidase inhibitors ; Other drugs ; Specific adverse effects of antidepressants -- Other treatments. Psychotherapy for depression ; Combination psychotherapy and psychopharmacotherapy for depression ; Physical treatments ; Lifestyle and complementary therapies -- Management of treatment nonresponse. Assessment and principles of management ; Definitions: treatment nonresponse and treatment-resistant depression ; Medication strategies ; Psychological treatment strategies ; Physical treatment strategies -- Continuation and maintenance treatment. Goals of continuation/maintenance treatment ; Phases of treatment ; Medication ; Psychological treatments ; Physical treatments ; Risk factors for relapse and recurrence ; Longer-term treatment in practice
Summary An estimated 21 million people are diagnosed each year with a major depressive disorder in the USA, Western Europe and Japan. The economic cost of depression and its impact on sufferers and those around them is enormous. There are numerous therapy choices available, which can be daunting for the clinician trying to achieve the best treatment regimen. "Managing Depression in Clinical Practice" provides a concise overview of the clinical manifestation, diagnosis and management of this debilitating condition. This book gives practical coverage of depression in special populations, the m
Analysis geneeskunde
public health
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Depression, Mental -- Treatment
Depression -- therapy
Depression -- drug therapy
Amines -- therapeutic use
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- Depression.
SELF-HELP -- Depression.
SELF-HELP -- Mood Disorders.
Depression, Mental -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Anderson, Ian M.
ISBN 9781849964654