Treatments in depression - PubMed Central (PMC)

Schematically, one may categorize the treatment of depression into three phases: acute, continuation, and maintenance. 3,4 As summarized in Table I, each phase is defined by specific aims and strategies. Some aspects remain under discussion, especially those concerning the appropriate duration of long-term treatment.Cited by: 16…

Depression - NCBI Bookshelf

This clinical guideline on depression is an updated edition of the previous guidance (published in 2004). It was commissioned by NICE and developed by the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, and sets out clear, evidence- and consensus-based recommendations for healthcare staff on how to treat and manage depression in adults.…

Indicators of patients with major depressive disorder in ...

Introduction. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is one of the most prevalent psychiatric disorders [1,2] and is projected to be the leading cause of disease burden in high-income countries by 2030 [].MDD presents many treatment challenges, not the least of which is the subset of patients with depression that is refractory to secondary mental health services.Cited by: 6…

NIMH » Depression

Explore information about depression (also known as depressive disorder or clinical depression), including signs and symptoms, treatment, research and statistics, and clinical trials. Examples of depressive disorders include persistent depressive disorder, postpartum depression (PPD), and seasonal affective disorder (SAD).…

Management of depression - Wikipedia

Management of depression may involve a number of different therapies: medications, behavior therapy, psychotherapy, and medical devices. Though psychiatric medication is the most frequently prescribed therapy for major depression, psychotherapy may be effective, either alone or ……

NIMH » Depression Basics

Depression—also called “clinical depression” or a “depressive disorder”—is a mood disorder that causes distressing symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. To be diagnosed with depression, symptoms must be present most of the day, nearly every day for at least 2 weeks.…