Is recurrent brief depression an expression of mood spectrum disorders in young people?

@article{Carta2003IsRB,
  title={Is recurrent brief depression an expression of mood spectrum disorders in young people?},
  author={Mauro Giovanni Carta and A. Carlo Altamura and Maria Carolina Hardoy and Federica Pinna and Stefania Medda and Liliana Dell’Osso and Bernardo Carpiniello and Jules Angst},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2003},
  volume={253},
  pages={149-
153}
}
Abstract. The clinical relevance of Recurrent Brief Depression (RBD) has not received sufficient attention to date and continues to represent a controversial issue. The present study was carried out in a community sample to evaluate the lifetime prevalence of RDB, the degree of comorbidity, as well as possible risk factors. Subjects from a community survey in Sardinia (Italy) were randomly selected from registers of a rural, an urban and a mining area (n=1040, 461 males, 579 females… Expand
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