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What Depression Does to Our Minds When It Attacks

"Depression is overwhelming and overpowering, and it crushes its prey." By a pediatrician who tells of her 40-year battle with severe depression.

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A growing body of research has given us strategies at population, community, and clinical levels that can be put into practice. Details here.

In this study, about 70% of patients who completed suicide had recently sought treatment. Will you recognize those at risk?

How radically do we want to alter the physician’s traditional ethical obligations to the most vulnerable of patients?

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Clinicians have a powerful voice that can be used to address cyberbullying, improve campus climate, and support a positive undergraduate experience.

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Patients with residual symptoms of depression may continue to experience significant occupational and social impairment. The focus of this article is on the residual burden that so often remains after remission is achieved.

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