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The problem of the depressed patient is frequently encountered in general medical practice and deserves repeated emphasis in medical education, especially for the generalist. This collection of short essays on various aspects of depression, its prevalence, epidemiology, etiology, and diagnosis and treatment, and attempts to address the concerns of the generalist and the needs of the generalist form a simplified guidebook.
The book has been prepared by the International Committee for the Prevention and Treatment of Depression, which has representatives from the United States, Japan, Great Britain, and the Western European countries. Each member of the committee has contributed a
The General Practitioner and his Depressed Patients: A Digest of Up-to-date Knowledge.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;95:396–397. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-3-396_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(3):396-397.
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