Major depressive episode: unipolar and bipolar II.

  title={Major depressive episode: unipolar and bipolar II.},
  author={Giovanni Battista Cassano and Mario Savino and Giulio Perugi and Laura Musetti and Hagop Souren Akiskal},
  volume={18 Spec No 1},
Major Depressive Episod (MDE) delimits a wide range of heterogeneous disorders. Nowadays, both for research and for therapeutic aims, precise characteristization of MDE subtypes are needed, different subtypes of MDE requiring individualized short, long-term and preventive treatments. As patients mainly seek for physician help during the full-blown depressive phase, we focused our study on patients presenting a major depression as the index episode. In order to attempt to isolate subtypes of the… CONTINUE READING