Life events and endogenous depression. A puzzle reexamined.

  title={Life events and endogenous depression. A puzzle reexamined.},
  author={George W. Brown and Tirril O Harris and C Hepworth},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  volume={51 7},
BACKGROUND Research has failed to find the expected clear-cut difference in the presence of events provoking onset in endogenous and nonendogenous depression. METHODS A longitudinal study of 127 depressed female patients from two psychiatric departments were studied using the Present State Examination and the Life Event and Difficulty Schedule. Two earlier patient series using the same measures were employed to check findings, and two general population series were used to estimate the… CONTINUE READING

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