Chronic depression: Now, a treatable condition

Robert H. Howland, Richard C. Shelton, Madhukar H. Trivedi

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Once thought to reflect an "unhappy temperament," chronic depression is now known to be a mood disorder amenable to drug treatment. The therapeutic implications are profound - particularly because many of these patients have been depressed for decades, if not for their entire adult lives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-66
Number of pages11
JournalPatient Care
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2000


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management

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Howland, R. H., Shelton, R. C., & Trivedi, M. H. (2000). Chronic depression: Now, a treatable condition. Patient Care, 34(1), 56-66.