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Depression and associated physical diseases and symptoms.

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Depression can occur in association with virtually all the other psychiatric and physical diagnoses. Physical illness increases the risk of developing severe depressive illness. There are two broadly different mechanisms. The most obvious has a psychological or cognitive mechanism. Thus, the illness may provide the life event or chronic difficulty that triggers a depressive episode in a vulnerable individual. Secondly, more specific associations appear to exist between depression and particul...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Dialogues in clinical neuroscience
Volume:
8
Issue:
2
Pages:
259-265
Publication date:
2006-01-01
EISSN:
1958-5969
ISSN:
1294-8322
URN:
uuid:4c27da72-b0b7-4729-9c2f-4dac3d337241
Source identifiers:
97944
Local pid:
pubs:97944

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