Gender and depression: a study of severity and symptomatology of depressive disorders (ICD-10) in general practice.

@article{Hildebrandt2003GenderAD,
  title={Gender and depression: a study of severity and symptomatology of depressive disorders (ICD-10) in general practice.},
  author={Malene G. Hildebrandt and Kurt Bjerregaard Bjerregaard Stage and Per Kragh-Soerensen},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2003},
  volume={107 3},
  pages={197-202}
}
OBJECTIVE Gender differences in severity and symptomatology of depression in a large and representative sample of depressive patients from general practice were examined. METHOD During a 2-year study period, 31 Danish general practitioners consecutively assessed patients, aged >18, for depression. A total of 1033 patients (692 female, 341 male) fulfilled ICD-10 criteria for depressive disorders. Gender differences were examined with regard to severity and symptomatology of depression… CONTINUE READING

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