Chapter 9. Early Recognition and Management of Depression in Primary Care

  1. Mario Maj2,
  2. Juan José López-Ibor3,
  3. Norman Sartorius4,
  4. Mitsumoto Sato5 and
  5. Ahmed Okasha6
  1. Andre Tylee and
  2. Paul Walters

Published Online: 21 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470010851.ch9

Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders

Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

Tylee, A. and Walters, P. (2005) Early Recognition and Management of Depression in Primary Care, in Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders (eds M. Maj, J. J. López-Ibor, N. Sartorius, M. Sato and A. Okasha), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470010851.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Naples, Italy

  2. 3

    Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

  3. 4

    University of Geneva, Switzerland

  4. 5

    Tohuko University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan

  5. 6

    Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Author Information

  1. Health Services Research Department, Section of Primary Care Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010839

Online ISBN: 9780470010853

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Keywords:

  • depression;
  • depressive disorders;
  • depression and anxiety;
  • patient factors;
  • symptom attribution and early recognition;
  • Depression Attitude Questionnaire (DAQ);
  • clinical guidelines;
  • Bottom-up Approaches;
  • increasing public awareness;
  • antidepressant medication

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Early Recognition of Depression in Primary Care

  • Early Management of Depression in Primary Care

  • Conclusions

  • References