[Symptoms of depression in strict Calvinist patients and in patients without religious affiliations: a comparison].

@article{Lely2009SymptomsOD,
  title={[Symptoms of depression in strict Calvinist patients and in patients without religious affiliations: a comparison].},
  author={Ariejan de Lely and Walter W. van den Broek and Paul G. H. Mulder and Tom K Birkenh{\"a}ger},
  journal={Tijdschrift voor psychiatrie},
  year={2009},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={279-89}
}
BACKGROUND Culture can have a considerable influence on the way in which a depression is experienced, expressed or presented. Strict Calvinists or reformed pietists form an orthodox protestant cultural minority in the Netherlands. This orthodox wing of the Dutch Reformed Churches places a strong emphasis on personal religious experience of God's work of conversion. It is possible that symptoms of depression in this group differ somewhat from such symptoms in nonaffiliated depressed patients… CONTINUE READING

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