The Ego Impairment Index as a predictor of outcome in melancholic depressed patients treated with tricyclic antidepressants.

@article{Perry1991TheEI,
  title={The Ego Impairment Index as a predictor of outcome in melancholic depressed patients treated with tricyclic antidepressants.},
  author={William Perry and Donald J. Viglione},
  journal={Journal of personality assessment},
  year={1991},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={
          487-501
        }
}
The standard model of assessing ego impairment relies on patients' accurate self-report and description of their behavior. This study offers an alternative approach to assessing ego impairment in a population of major depression, melancholic type outpatients treated with tricyclic antidepressants. A new index called the Ego Impairment Index (EII) was developed. The index is derived from the Rorschach test and offers a single composite score of ego impairment. It was hypothesized that those… CONTINUE READING
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