One-year course of the first vs. multiple episodes of depression--Polish naturalistic study.

@article{Rybakowski2004OneyearCO,
  title={One-year course of the first vs. multiple episodes of depression--Polish naturalistic study.},
  author={Janusz K Rybakowski and Dorota Nawacka and Andrzej Kiejna},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={258-63}
}
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to compare a clinical course and treatment results of depression occurring as the first depressive episode, the second depressive episode or the third or further depressive episode. The study was 1-year, prospective, naturalistic observation made by Polish psychiatrists. METHODS One-hundred and seventy-nine patients with the first depressive episode (group I), 170 patients with the second episode (group II) and 183 patients with the third or further episode of… CONTINUE READING