Discusses the relationship between depression and medical illness and the diagnosis and management of depression in the medically ill. Covers methodological issues related to assessment and diagnosis of depression and analyzes psychological, social and biological factors associated with depression.

part I|166 pages

Clinical Presentation

chapter 1|68 pages

Assessment and Diagnosis: I

chapter 2|32 pages

Assessment and Diagnosis: II

chapter 3|26 pages

Ambiguous Presentations of Depression

chapter 4|38 pages

Course and Complications

part II|98 pages

Etiology and Pathogenesis

chapter 5|12 pages

The Nature of Affect

chapter 6|33 pages

Psychological Factors

chapter 7|21 pages

Social Factors

chapter 8|29 pages

Biological Factors

part III|79 pages


chapter 9|32 pages

Psychological Treatments

chapter 10|45 pages

Somatic Treatments

chapter |4 pages