Depression in Primary Care: Detection and diagnosis

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, 1993

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Page 86 - Endicott J, Spitzer RL: A diagnostic interview: the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia.
Page 32 - Presence, while depressed, of two (or more) of the following: ( 1 ) poor appetite or overeating (2) insomnia or hypersomnia (3) low energy or fatigue (4) low self-esteem (5) poor concentration or difficulty making decisions (6) feelings of hopelessness C.
Page 18 - Markedly diminished interest or pleasure in all, or almost all, activities most of the day, nearly every day (as indicated by either subjective account or observation made by others...
Page iii - Detection and Diagnosis', and Volume 2. Treatment of Major Depression) was developed with support from the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) by the Depression Guideline Panel to assist primary care providers (eg, general practitioners, family practitioners, internists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, mental health nurse specialists, physician assistants, and others) in the diagnosis of depressive conditions and the treatment of major depressive disorder. The panel hopes that...
Page 105 - ... axis dysfunction in patients with primary affective disorder. Dr. Kathol has lectured widely, is on the editorial board of several journals, holds membership on the boards of national organizations, and is published widely in the area of psychiatric pathology as seen in medically ill patients. He is board-certified in both internal medicine and psychiatry, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Psychiatrie Association, and the American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.
Page 1 - Depression may co-occur with other nonpsychiatric, general medical disorders or with other psychiatric disorders; it may also be brought on by the use of certain medications. Major risk factors for depression include a personal or family history of depressive disorder, prior suicide attempts, female gender, lack of social supports, stressful life events, and current substance abuse. The social stigma surrounding depression is substantial and often prevents the optimal use of current knowledge and...
Page 9 - Executive Summary Up to one in eight individuals may require treatment for depression during their lifetimes. The direct costs of treatment for major depressive disorder combined with the indirect costs from lost productivity are significant, accounting for approximately $16 billion per year in 1980 dollars.
Page 12 - PTSD as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, third edition, revised (DSM-III-R; American Psychiatric Association, 1987).
Page 84 - Depression and panic attacks: the significance of overlap as reflected in follow-up and family study data. American Journal of Psychiatry, 145, 293-300.

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