Melancholia: The Diagnosis, Pathophysiology and Treatment of Depressive Illness

Melancholia: The Diagnosis, Pathophysiology and Treatment of Depressive Illness

by Michael Alan Taylor, Max Fink
     
 

Defines melancholia as a syndrome with a clear diagnosis, prognosis, and set of treatment options.See more details below

Overview

Defines melancholia as a syndrome with a clear diagnosis, prognosis, and set of treatment options.

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ISBN-13:
9780521841511
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.18(d)

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Table of Contents

List of patient vignettes; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Melancholia: a conceptual history; 2. Melancholia defined; 3. Defining melancholia by psychopathology; 4. Defining melancholia: laboratory tests; 5. Examination for melancholia; 6. The differential diagnosis of melancholia; 7. Suicide in melancholia; 8. Electroconvulsive therapy for melancholia; 9. Achieving effective ECT; 10. The validity of the pharmacotherapy literature in melancholia; 11. Basic pharmacotherapy for melancholic patients; 12. Pharmacotherapy of melancholia: complicating circumstances.

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