MILTON H. MILLER, M.D.; CARL H. FELLNER, M.D.; NORMAN S. GREENFIELD, Ph.D.
Mental depression affects the organism as a whole. In many ways it is a systemic illness and, like other generalized or systemic illnesses, may manifest itself in widely variable forms. The symptoms of depressed patients are by no means limited to complaints pertaining to mood, ambition, emotional despondency, etc. A depressed patient will often experience change in almost every aspect of his life. His entire world seems different; his future seems different; his body seems different; his bodily functions seem different. The depressed patient frequently presents to his physician any one of a number of somatic complaints as the primary
MILLER MH, FELLNER CH, GREENFIELD NS. DEPRESSION, SUICIDE AND SUICIDAL GESTURE IN MEDICAL PRACTICE(DEPRESSION, SUICIDE AND SUICIDAL GESTURE IN MEDICAL PRACTICE*). Ann Intern Med. 1959;51:78–88. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-51-1-78
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;51(1):78-88.
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