2.1.1-6: Major depressive disorder (MDD); pages 5-17
The Economic Burden. The Natural Course. Defining Treatment-Refractory/Chronic. The Validity of Staging Methods. Defining Outcomes. Treating MDD Effectively.
It's been 8 months since my last blog post about Dr David Christmas's NMD thesis but today I grasped the nettle and got down to looking through the Background section on major depression. Capturing some quotes in screenshots that stood out for me, among the stats and charts.
|disability comparisons with diabetes, arthritis etc|
|(I've been resistant to psychiatric treatment for over 4 decades ...)|
|professions suspicious about NMD writings|
|significant gaps in knowledge re effective management|