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The outcome of depressive disorders in neurology patients: A prospective cohort study

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Background: In a previous prospective study of 300 consecutive new attenders at neurology outpatient clinics, depressive disorders were diagnosed in 119 patients (40%) and major depressive disorder in 77 (26%). Objective: To describe the eight month outcome of depression in this cohort. Methods: Patients were reinterviewed eight months after their baseline assessment. Mental state was examined using the primary care evaluation of mental disorders (PRIME-MD) interview and the hospital anxiety ...

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10.1136/jnnp.74.7.893

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Volume:
74
Issue:
7
Pages:
893-896
Publication date:
2003-07-01
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ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:ab378ad5-02f5-4955-b582-72590bd7083d
Source identifiers:
178180
Local pid:
pubs:178180
Language:
English

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