Time to recurrence after recovery from major depressive episodes and its predictors.

  title={Time to recurrence after recovery from major depressive episodes and its predictors.},
  author={T. Kanai and H. Takeuchi and T. Furukawa and R. Yoshimura and T. Imaizumi and T. Kitamura and K. Takahashi},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={33 5},
BACKGROUND Depression is a remitting but recurring disease. However, there is a paucity of prospectively recorded data on the course of depression after recovery. METHOD A multi-centre prospective serial follow-up study of an inception cohort of hitherto untreated unipolar major depression (N = 95) for 6 years. We report the time to recurrence after recovery from the index depressive episode and their predictors. RESULTS The cumulative probability of remaining well without subthreshold… Expand
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