Plotting the course to remission: the search for better outcomes in the treatment of depression.

@article{Burt2004PlottingTC,
  title={Plotting the course to remission: the search for better outcomes in the treatment of depression.},
  author={Vivien K. Burt},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={65 Suppl 12},
  pages={20-5}
}
Depression includes a wide range of symptoms that can impair a person's psychosocial and physical functioning. This impairment can lead to decreased productivity, increased health care utilization, alcohol and substance abuse, and an increased risk of suicide. While the treatment of depression has significantly advanced over the past 30 years, there is still room for improvement. Full remission of depressive symptoms is often elusive, and many patients never achieve full relief from their… CONTINUE READING