Major Depressive Disorder: Gender Differences in Symptoms, Life Quality, and Sexual Function

@article{Lai2011MajorDD,
  title={Major Depressive Disorder: Gender Differences in Symptoms, Life Quality, and Sexual Function},
  author={Chien-Han Lai},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={31},
  pages={39-44}
}
  • Chien-Han Lai
  • Published 1 February 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology
Objective: To investigate the gender differences of symptoms, life quality, functional impairment, and sexual function of patients with moderately severe major depressive disorder (MDD). Method: One hundred forty-six outpatients with MDD were enrolled into this study with specific selection criteria (male, 57; female, 89; mean ± SD age, 38.30 ± 11.69 years). All the patients self-rated the Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology-Self-Report (QIDS-SR16) and the Integral Inventory for… 
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