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Depressive Disorders

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The Compact Research series offers a concise, relevant, and conveniently organized collection of information covering a variety of topics including illegal immigration and deforestation to diseases such as anorexia and meningitis. Each book introduces a timely topic in a tightly organized format to hold readers' interest. Lively objective ...

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Overview

The Compact Research series offers a concise, relevant, and conveniently organized collection of information covering a variety of topics including illegal immigration and deforestation to diseases such as anorexia and meningitis. Each book introduces a timely topic in a tightly organized format to hold readers' interest. Lively objective overviews, primary source quotes, and illustrated facts and statistics present an inviting full-color and user-friendly format.

Compact Research sets include:

Current Issues

Diseases and Disorders

Drugs

Energy and the Environment

The Internet

Teenage Problems

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Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Depressive Disorders at a Glance 8

Overview 10

What Are Depressive Disorders? 22

Primary Source Quotes 29

Facts and Illustrations 32

What Causes Depressive Disorders? 35

Primary Source Quotes 42

Facts and Illustrations 45

How Do Depressive Disorders Affect People? 48

Primary Source Quotes 55

Facts and Illustrations 58

What Treatments Are Available for Depressive Disorders? 62

Primary Source Quotes 70

Facts and Illustrations 73

Key People and Advocacy Groups 78

Chronology 80

Related Organizations 82

For Further Research 86

Source Notes 88

List of Illustrations 90

Index 91

About the Author 96

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