2nd Edition

Depression Treatment Strategies and Management

Edited By Thomas L. Schwartz, Timothy Petersen Copyright 2010
    338 Pages 20 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This updated and revised Second Edition provides a state-of-the-science review and clinical collection of research on treating depression with multiple therapies. The text is an essential guide for those who prescribe psychotropics or perform psychotherapy, including psychiatrists, residents, psychologists, and psychopharmacologists. Containing research data, case studies, and expert recommendations, this source explores the best acute, long-term, and combination treatment strategies for superior patient care.

    New to the Second Edition:

    • a chapter devoted to a simultaneous discussion on psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy
    • chapters on depression and anxiety, depression and pain, and new treatment options
    • information on the advancements of genetics, imaging, and brain stimulation with regard to depressive disorders and implications for future use
    • the latest research on drug development and combining drug treatments

    Depression: Phenomenology, Epidemiology, and Pathophysiology
    Nikhil Nihalani, Mihai Simionescu, and Boadie W. Dunlop
    Outcomes in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
    Michael E. Thase and Aaron M. Koenig
    Combining Medications to Achieve Remission
    John M. Zajecka and Corey Goldstein
    Adherence, Compliance, and Discontinuation in Depression
    Alex J. Mitchell
    Algorithms: STAR*D, Positives, Negatives, and Implications for Clinical Practice
    Nhu Huynh and Roger S. McIntyre
    Measurement-Based Care and Outcome Measures: Implications for Practice
    Mark Zimmerman, Joseph B. McGlinchey, and Iwona Chelminski
    Genetics and Depression
    Francisco A. Moreno and Holly A. Garriock
    Neuroimaging and Electrophysiology Studies in Major Depressive Disorder
    Dan V. Iosifescu and Adrienne O. van Nieuwenhuizen
    Advances in Neurostimulation for Depression: Electroconvulsive Therapy, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Vagus Nerve Stimulation, and Deep Brain Stimulation
    Linda L. Carpenter, Noah S. Philip, and John O’Reardon
    Natural Remedies for Treatment of Depression
    David Mischoulon
    Depression and Anxiety
    Thomas L. Schwartz
    Depression and Chronic Medical Illness
    Shilpa Sachdeva, Dana Cohen, Anurag K. Singh, Prashant Kaul, and Thomas L. Schwartz
    Depression and Addiction
    Brian Johnson
    Treating Depression and Psychosis
    Anthony J. Rothschild
    Recognition and Treatment of Late-Life Depression
    James M. Ellison and Manjola Ujkaj
    Fibromyalgia: A Prototype Illness of Pain and Depression Comorbidity
    Thomas L. Schwartz and Adam C. Tripp
    Depression and Personality
    Georgian T. Mustata and Robert J. Gregory
    Medication and Psychotherapy Options and Strategies: The Future
    Umar Siddiqui, Thomas L. Schwartz, and Timothy Petersen


    Thomas L. Schwartz, Timothy Petersen

    "…A nice balance between a review of what the evidence shows and practical advice and suggestions based on that review. It also focuses on difficult to treat cases, situations where combining medications or trying newer somatic therapies might be in order…a very digestible review of what is considered state-of-the-art in the management of major depression."—Doody’s Reviews (for the First Edition)