The spectra of neurasthenia and depression: course, stability and transitions

@article{Gamma2006TheSO,
  title={The spectra of neurasthenia and depression: course, stability and transitions},
  author={A. Gamma and J. Angst and V. Ajdacic and D. Eich and W. R{\"o}ssler},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2006},
  volume={257},
  pages={120-127}
}
BackgroundNeurasthenia has had a chequered history, receiving changing labels such as chronic fatigue or Gulf war syndrome. Neurasthenia is recognized by ICD-10, but not by DSM-IV. Its course, longitudinal stability and relationship to depression is not well understood.MethodsIn a stratified community sample (n = 591), representative of 2600 persons of the canton of Zurich, Switzerland, neurasthenia and depression were assessed in six structured interviews between ages 20 and 41. Course… Expand
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