Introducing the concept of modern depression in Japan; an international case vignette survey.

@article{Kato2011IntroducingTC,
  title={Introducing the concept of modern depression in Japan; an international case vignette survey.},
  author={Takahiro A Kato and Naotaka Shinfuku and Daisuke Fujisawa and Masaru Tateno and Tetsuya Ishida and Tsuyoshi Akiyama and Norman Sartorius and Alan R Teo and Tae Young Choi and Anne P F Wand and Yatan Pal Singh Balhara and Jane Pei-Chen Chang and Rita Yuan-Feng Chang and Behrang Shadloo and Helal Uddin Ahmed and Tiraya Lerthattasilp and Wakako Umene-Nakano and Hideki Horikawa and Ryohei Matsumoto and Hironori Kuga and Masuo Tanaka and Shigenobu Kanba},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={135 1-3},
  pages={66-76}
}
AIM Japanese psychiatrists have increasingly reported patients with depression that does not seem to fit the criteria of the ICD-10 and the DSM-IV, and which has recently been called modern type depression (MTD). We explored whether MTD is frequently seen in Japan and also in other countries, and if so, how patients with MTD are diagnosed and treated. METHODS The questionnaires, with two case vignettes (traditional type depression (TTD) and MTD), were sent to psychiatrists in Australia… CONTINUE READING
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