Most depressed people acknowledge impaired concentration and other related symptoms—but skilled clinicians can distinguish between non-melancholic depression and melancholia. How? They ask the right questions.
Gordon Parker, MD
Functional vs structural; melancholic vs non-melancholic; and hierarchy of treatment are the focus.
Clinical observations have shown that patients who do not respond to antidepressants may show dramatic improvement if atypical antipsychotics are added to their regimen. How can successful patient outcomes be maximized?