Multidimensional anatomy of 'modern type depression' in Japan: A proposal for a different diagnostic approach to depression beyond the DSM-5.

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Japan's prototype of depression was traditionally a melancholic depression based on the premorbid personality known as shūchaku-kishitsu proposed by Mitsuzo Shimoda in the 1930s. However, since around 2000, a novel form of depression has emerged among Japanese youth. Called 'modern type depression (MTD)' by the mass media, the term has quickly gained… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/pcn.12360

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@article{Kato2016MultidimensionalAO, title={Multidimensional anatomy of 'modern type depression' in Japan: A proposal for a different diagnostic approach to depression beyond the DSM-5.}, author={Takahiro A Kato and Ryota Hashimoto and Kohei Hayakawa and Hiroaki Kubo and Motoki Watabe and Alan Robert Teo and Shigenobu Kanba}, journal={Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences}, year={2016}, volume={70 1}, pages={7-23} }