Defining and measuring functional recovery from depression.

  title={Defining and measuring functional recovery from depression.},
  author={Tracy L. Greer and Benji T. Kurian and Madhukar H. Trivedi},
  journal={CNS drugs},
  volume={24 4},
Depression is associated with significant functional impairment and reduced quality of life. Disruptions occur both globally as well as in specific functional areas such as work, interpersonal relationships and cognitive function. From both a clinical and research perspective, much focus has been given to the resolution of symptoms associated with depression, while relatively little attention has been given to functional improvements. Definitions of remission in depression are most frequently… CONTINUE READING