Phenomenology and prognostic significance of delusions in major depressive disorder: a 10-year prospective follow-up study.

@article{Maj2007PhenomenologyAP,
  title={Phenomenology and prognostic significance of delusions in major depressive disorder: a 10-year prospective follow-up study.},
  author={Mario Maj and Raffaele Emmanuele Maria Pirozzi and Lorenza Magliano and Andrea Fiorillo and Luca Bartoli},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={68 9},
  pages={1411-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The study explored the phenomenology and prognostic significance of delusions in major depressive disorder. METHOD From 452 patients with DSM-III major depression, we selected those with at least one belief fulfilling both DSM-III prerequisites for a delusion (i.e., being of "delusional proportions" and being maintained with "delusional intensity"). These patients were compared to the others with respect to demographic, historical, and index episode features; time spent in a… CONTINUE READING

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