Chapter 9. Depression and Schizophrenia

  1. Steven R. Hirsch MD FRCP FRCPsych1 and
  2. Daniel R. Weinberger MD2
  1. S.G. Siris and
  2. C. Bench

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987353.ch9

Schizophrenia, Second Edition

Schizophrenia, Second Edition

How to Cite

Siris, S.G. and Bench, C. (2003) Depression and Schizophrenia, in Schizophrenia, Second Edition (eds S. R. Hirsch and D. R. Weinberger), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987353.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus, Division of Neuroscience and Psychological Medicine Imperial College Faculty of Medicine and Director of Teaching Governance, West London Mental Health NHS Trust London, UK

  2. 2

    Chief, Clinical Brain Disorders Branch Intramural Research Program National Institute of Mental Health Bethesda MD 20982, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 3 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632063888

Online ISBN: 9780470987353



  • depression;
  • symptomatology;
  • schizophrenia;
  • akinesia;
  • akathisia


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Incidence and prevalence of 'depression' in schizophrenia

  • Differential diagnosis of depression in schizophrenia

  • Clinical validation of depression in schizophrenia

  • Biological validation of depression in schizophrenia

  • Treatment implications

  • Conclusions