Depressive Disorders / Edition 2

Depressive Disorders / Edition 2

by Mario Maj
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470849657

ISBN-13: 9780470849651

Pub. Date: 02/24/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Be Guided by the Evidence

In this new edition of the first volume of the WPA Series, Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry, issues surrounding depressive disorders are examined in a unique and highly informative manner. The six systematic reviews, written by outstanding authors, focus on key topics such as the choice and duration of drug treatment and the cost of

Overview

Be Guided by the Evidence

In this new edition of the first volume of the WPA Series, Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry, issues surrounding depressive disorders are examined in a unique and highly informative manner. The six systematic reviews, written by outstanding authors, focus on key topics such as the choice and duration of drug treatment and the cost of depressive disorders. They are accompanied by commentaries giving advice from clinicians of different orientations and countries.

This revised and updated volume:
* Gives the best available evidence to enable well-informed clinical decision making
* Covers developments in diagnosis, therapy, prognosis, economic evaluation and quality improvement
* Summarises the evidence and the experience to provide an unbiased and reliable reference point
* Comprehensively itemises and evaluates the relevant points

This new edition provides insights that will prove invaluable to psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses, managers and policy makers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470849651
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/24/2003
Series:
WPA Series in Evidence & Experience in Psychiatry Series, #6
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
506
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.37(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

List of Review Contributors.

Preface.

Chapter 1: Diagnosis of Depressive Disorders: A Review (C.N. Stefanis and N.C. Stefanis).

Chapter 2: Pharmacological Treatment of Depressive Disorders: A Review: (P. Bech).

Chapter 3: Psychotherapies for Depressive Disorders: A Review: (A.J. Rush and M.E. Thase).

Chapter 4: Depressive Disorders in Children and Adolescents: A Review: (R. Harrington).

Chapter 5: Depressive Disorders in the Elderly: A Review: (E. Chiu, et al.).

Chapter 6: Costs of Depressive Disorders: A Review: (J.F. Rosenbaum and T.R. Hylan).

Acknowledgements for the First Edition.

Index.

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