Stressor, vulnerability and depression: a question of replication.

  title={Stressor, vulnerability and depression: a question of replication.},
  author={George W. Brown and Tirril O Harris},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={16 4},
One of the most fertile areas in social psychiatry in the last two decades has been the study of the aetiology of depressive illness. The number of reports appearing requires periodic stocktaking to keep abreast of developments, but the criteria by which findings should be evaluated are not always self-evident and merit some consideration. This theme is particularly topical in view of a recent editorial in Psychological Medicine which, in discussing one theoretical model of depressive disorder… CONTINUE READING

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