Psychosocial disability during the long-term course of unipolar major depressive disorder.

@article{Judd2000PsychosocialDD,
  title={Psychosocial disability during the long-term course of unipolar major depressive disorder.},
  author={Lewis L. Judd and Hagop Souren Akiskal and Peter J Zeller and Mike Paulus and Andrew C. Leon and Jack D. Maser and Jean M Endicott and Willam Coryell and Jelena Kunovac and Timothy I. Mueller and John P. Rice and Martin B. Keller},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={375-80}
}
BACKGROUND The goal of this study was to investigate psychosocial disability in relation to depressive symptom severity during the long-term course of unipolar major depressive disorder (MDD). METHODS Monthly ratings of impairment in major life functions and social relationships were obtained during an average of 10 years' systematic follow-up of 371… CONTINUE READING