Guiding clinicians toward the most effective treatment regimens, this reference offers detailed coverage of the symptomatology, diagnosis, epidemiology, and etiology of depression. A must-have tool for anyone prescribing psychotropics or performing psychotherapy, this source expertly reviews research and clinical data regarding acute and long-term outcomes, combination therapies, neuroimaging, genetics, and pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic measures to stand as the most complete layout of practices in the management of depression.
Table of Contents
Epidemiology, Symptomatology, and Diagnosis. Etiology. Drug Development, Psychotherapy Development and Clinical Use. Depression: Treatment Outcomes with Acute Pharmacotherapy/Psychotherapy. Depression: Treament Outcomes with Long Term Maintenance Pharmacotherapy/Psychotherapy. Combining Drug Treatments to Achieve Remission. Combining Drug Treatments to Achieve Tolerability and Adherence. Using Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology in Combination-Additive, Synergistic, or Neither? New Treatment Options for Depression. The Future
"…a nice balance between a review of what the evidence shows and practical advice and suggestions based on that review. It also focuses on difficult to treat cases, situations where combining medications or trying newer somatic therapies might be in order. I particularly liked when authors attempted to criticize the studies (instead of just summarizing them)….a very digestible review of what is considered state-of-the-art in the management of major depression."
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