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The persistent risk of chronicity in recurrent episodes of nonbipolar major depressive disorder: a prospective follow-up

The persistent risk of chronicity in recurrent episodes of nonbipolar major depressive disorder:... The authors report on the course of illness in 101 patients who were in an episode (the "index episode") of major depressive disorder when they entered a clinical research study, recovered from that episode, and then relapsed into a new episode (the "first prospective episode") of the disorder. They found a 22% probability that these patients' first prospective episode would last at least 1 year, similar to the 21% rate of chronicity previously reported for the index episode. A long prior episode, older age, and low family income were found to predict chronicity in the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Psychiatry American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc (Journal)

The persistent risk of chronicity in recurrent episodes of nonbipolar major depressive disorder: a prospective follow-up

The persistent risk of chronicity in recurrent episodes of nonbipolar major depressive disorder: a prospective follow-up

American Journal of Psychiatry , Volume 143 (1): 24 – Jan 1, 1986

Abstract

The authors report on the course of illness in 101 patients who were in an episode (the "index episode") of major depressive disorder when they entered a clinical research study, recovered from that episode, and then relapsed into a new episode (the "first prospective episode") of the disorder. They found a 22% probability that these patients' first prospective episode would last at least 1 year, similar to the 21% rate of chronicity previously reported for the index episode. A long prior episode, older age, and low family income were found to predict chronicity in the

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American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc (Journal)
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Copyright © 1986 American Psychiatric Association. All rights reserved.
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0002-953X
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Abstract

The authors report on the course of illness in 101 patients who were in an episode (the "index episode") of major depressive disorder when they entered a clinical research study, recovered from that episode, and then relapsed into a new episode (the "first prospective episode") of the disorder. They found a 22% probability that these patients' first prospective episode would last at least 1 year, similar to the 21% rate of chronicity previously reported for the index episode. A long prior episode, older age, and low family income were found to predict chronicity in the

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American Journal of PsychiatryAmerican Psychiatric Publishing, Inc (Journal)

Published: Jan 1, 1986

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