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Persons with epilepsy have a higher prevalence of comorbid conditions -- psychiatric disorders in particular -- than the general population. Here: a look at the most common comorbidities and a discussion of the clinical implications.

Here: an update on the diagnosis, causation, and treatment of chronic depressive problems. The focus is on the recently introduced diagnostic category of persistent depressive disorder.

Here: the history of psychotic depression for the Study of the Pharmacotherapy of Psychotic Depression (STOP-PD), a summary its epidemiology, significance, diagnostic complexity, and treatment, as well as case vignettes.

Imagine an end to psychiatric episodes that threaten job and family, no more hospitalizations, and a chance for a long life not cut short by mental illness and its complications. What can we take away from the HIV/AIDS story for the treatment of mental illness?

With over 2 dozen FDA-approved antidepressants on the market, it is reasonable to ask: which antidepressants are most effective?

More than a third of women consider ob/gyns their primary care providers. To better meet the needs of their patients, one ob/gyn clinic offered different treatments for depression and compared the results.

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