La importancia de la detección y el tratamiento de los síntomas somáticos en pacientes latinoamericanos con depresión mayor

  title={La importancia de la detecci{\'o}n y el tratamiento de los s{\'i}ntomas som{\'a}ticos en pacientes latinoamericanos con depresi{\'o}n mayor},
  author={Jorge M. Tamayo and Jorge Rovner and Rodrigo A. A. Munoz},
OBJECTIVE: Major depression is a disease characterized by the presence of mental and somatic symptoms, the latter affecting considerably the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and the prognosis. METHOD: We searched for published articles until June 2006 crossing several terms which allow us to include those articles referring to the comorbidity of major depression and somatic symptoms, the prevalence of that comorbidity in Latino Americans, and/or the impact and patterns of use of the… CONTINUE READING