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Depressive Disorders in the Community.

Author: C A H Watts
Publisher: London : Elsevier Science, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Depressive Disorders in the Community describes the diagnosis and treatment techniques of 60 case histories of depressive disorders. These cases are collected by one family doctor over a period of some sixteen years, in a single rural community. This book is composed of 10 chapters, and begins with studies of the nature of depressive illnesses and the controversial issue of the number of depressed persons in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Watts, C.A.H.
Depressive Disorders in the Community.
London : Elsevier Science, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C A H Watts
ISBN: 9781483225524 1483225526
OCLC Number: 1058272780
Notes: DATA CARDBibliography; Index.
Description: 1 online resource (183 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Depressive Disorders in the Community; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; FOREWORD; CHAPTER ONE. The Background and the Purpose of the Study; CHAPTER TWO. The Nature of Depressive Illnesses; Definition; The Duration of Depressions; The Nature of Depressive Episodes; Causes of Depression; The Classification of Depressions; CHAPTER THREE. The Size of the Problem; The Numbers of Depressed Persons in the Community; Discussion; CHAPTER FOUR. Clinical Pictures of Depression; The Classical Severe Endogenous Type of Depression. Endogenous Types of Depression disguised as Anxiety StatesEndogenous Depression masquerading as Organic Disease; Endogenous Depression as a Graft on an Established Organic Disease; Depression presenting as a Behaviour Disorder; CHAPTER FIVE. Schizoid, Chronic, Senile, and Other Types of Depression; Schizoid Depression; Chronic Endogenous Depression; Senile Depression; Some Unusual Types of Depression; Recognized Mistakes in the Diagnosis of Endogenous Depression; CHAPTER SIX. Long-term Observation of Cases of Endogenous Depression; CHAPTER SEVEN. The Symptoms of Endogenous Depression. An Analysis of Presenting SymptomsOther Symptoms; Discussion; CHAPTER EIGHT. Suicide and Attempted Suicide; Suicide; CHAPTER NINE. The Treatment of Depression; The Treatment of Depression in General Practice; Symptomatic Treatment; The Physical Methods of Treatment for Depression; Discussion; The Treatment of Reactive Depression; CHAPTER TEN. The Social Problem of Depression; The Cinderella of Medicine; The Problem of Undiagnosed Depression; The Integration of Psychiatry into General Medicine; Mental Illness Latent in the Community; The Family Reactions to Depressive Illness; Appendix.

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Depressive Disorders in the Community describes the diagnosis and treatment techniques of 60 case histories of depressive disorders. These cases are collected by one family doctor over a period of some sixteen years, in a single rural community. This book is composed of 10 chapters, and begins with studies of the nature of depressive illnesses and the controversial issue of the number of depressed persons in the community. The subsequent chapters describe the clinical symptoms and manifestations, as well as long-term observation of endogenous depression cases. These topics are followed by.

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