Assessment of Depressive Symptoms in Medically Ill Patients.

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Date: June 22, 2021
Publisher: American Medical Association
Document Type: Report
Length: 46 words

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Abstract :

A proposed algorithm can ascertain the cause of depression in people with chronic and severe medical illness. In this patient population, accurate diagnosis of major depressive disorder is complicated by medication adverse effects, substance use and other factors. Screening, diagnosis and management recommendations are also outlined.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A677322081