Treatment resistant depression in an Australian context. II: Outcome of a series of patients.

@article{Wilhelm1994TreatmentRD,
  title={Treatment resistant depression in an Australian context. II: Outcome of a series of patients.},
  author={Kay Wilhelm and Philip B. Mitchell and Ahmet Sengoz and Ian B. Hickie and Henry Brodaty and Philip Boyce},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  year={1994},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={23-33}
}
The clinical characteristics and treatment outcome of a series of 107 patients referred to a mood disorders unit with an episode of "treatment resistant" Major Depression are reviewed. Subjects were categorised by diagnosis (into melancholic and non-melancholic subtypes) and by adequacy of previous treatment. At subsequent review (mean period of 37.5 months) these patients were re-assessed both in terms of outcome and which treatments had been considered to be most effective. Forty one percent… CONTINUE READING

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