How treatable is refractory depression?

  title={How treatable is refractory depression?},
  author={Jonathan Walter Stewart and Deborah A. Deliyannides and Patrick J Mcgrath},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
INTRODUCTION Patients who do not remit following one or more attempts at treatment present a clinical challenge, as well as prolonged suffering and disability. Discouragement is common, so knowledge of likelihood of eventual remission as well as which treatments might ultimately be effective would help patient and clinician alike. METHOD Thirty-one patients with major depression were recruited, 28 beginning study treatment. All had remained significantly depressed following adequate (4 weeks… CONTINUE READING