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2nd Edition

Treatment Strategies and Management

ISBN 9781420084870
Published September 18, 2009 by CRC Press
338 Pages 20 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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

Table of Contents

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

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"…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)