Rationale and options for the long-term treatment of depression.

@article{Keller2002RationaleAO,
  title={Rationale and options for the long-term treatment of depression.},
  author={Martin B. Keller},
  journal={Human psychopharmacology},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 Suppl 1},
  pages={S43-6}
}
Depression is a chronic and disabling illness that frequently requires long-term maintenance treatment. The probability of recurrence after recovery is extremely high, especially amongst patients who have experienced previous episodes of depression. Indeed, once a patient has suffered from three episodes of depression, the likelihood that they will have… CONTINUE READING