Advantages and limitations of the concept of antidepressant therapy.

  title={Advantages and limitations of the concept of antidepressant therapy.},
  author={H. L. Freeman},
  journal={European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology},
  volume={7 Suppl 3},
  • H. L. Freeman
  • Published 1997 in
    European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of…
The current availability of a range of effective treatments make it more than ever necessary for depression to be recognised. The emphasis of treatment has moved from acute episodes to the longitudinal course of affective disorders. In addition to Major Depressive Disorder, the need for treatment is now established in less severe variants, particularly Dysthymia; the same drugs are applicable, but should be part of a global strategy. In general, antidepressants have to be considered in relation… CONTINUE READING