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Indian J Psychiatry. 2010 Jan;52(Suppl 1):S178-88. doi: 10.4103/0019-5545.69231.

An overview of Indian research in depression.

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Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.

Abstract

Depression as a disorder has always been a focus of attention of researchers in India. Over the last 50-60 years, large number of studies has been published from India addressing various aspects of this commonly prevalent disorder. The various aspects studied included epidemiology, demographic and psychosocial risk factor, neurobiology, symptomatology, comorbidity, assessment and diagnosis, impact of depression, treatment related issues and prevention of depression in addition to the efficacy and tolerability of various antidepressants. Here, we review data on various aspects of depression, originating from India.

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Depression; India; clinical features

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