The concept of major depression

@article{Philipp2005TheCO,
  title={The concept of major depression},
  author={M. Philipp and W. Maier and C. Delmo},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2005},
  volume={240},
  pages={258-265}
}
  • M. Philipp, W. Maier, C. Delmo
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience
  • SummaryAll operationalized diagnostic systems contain a diagnostic category, which corresponds to the concept of major depression. Yet, these corresponding definitions are not identical. Up to now, no comprehensive comparisons of the competing diagnoses have been published. We will therefore present a series of studies, describing six different operational definitions of major depression according to their content and construction and empirically comparing them in large inpatient and outpatient… CONTINUE READING
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