Table of contents for Depressive disorders / editors, Helen Herrman, Mario Maj, Norman Sartorius.

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Review Contributors.
Preface to Third Edition.
Preface to First Edition.
1 Diagnosis of Depressive Disorders_(Gordon Parker).
1.1 Four Questions and an Alternative_(Sidney Zishook).
1.2 The Blurring of Caseness in Depressive Disorders_(Ahmed Okasha).
1.3 Fresh Look at Alternatives for Diagnosing Depression_(Santosh K. Chaturvedi).
1.4 Severity and Subtypes of Depression_(Jules Angst).
1.5 Severe Depression and Melancholia_(William Coryell).
1.6 The Need to Functionalise Psychiatric Diagnosis_(Herman M. van Praag).
2 Pharmacological Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder: A Review_(George I. Papakostas, Per Bech and Maurizio Fava).
2.1 Antidepressants: A Well-Evaluated Class of Medications_(Eugene S. Paykel).
2.2 Many Variables Affect Clinical Response_(Chee Hong Ng).
2.3 Challenges in Concept and Practice_(Cyril H¨oschl).
2.4 The Relevance to Psychiatry in Developing Countries_(R. Srinivasa Murthy).
2.5 New Evidence and Caution_(Inna D’Empaire and Sheldon H. Preskorn).
2.6 Specific Actions, Patient Subgroups and Stages of Illness_(Siegfried Kasper).
2.7 The French Experience_(Julien D. Guelfi).
3 Psychotherapies for Depression in Adults: A Review of Recent Developments_(Michael E. Thase).
3.1 The Paradox of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy_(Myrna Weissman).
3.2 Incorporating the Insights of Psychotherapy Research in Everyday Practice_(Goiovanni A. Fava).
3.3 Psychotherapy for Depressed Patients in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, Particularly in Asia_(Pichet Udomratn).
3.4 Research and Synergies across Countries and Cultures_(Lakshmi Vijayakumar).
3.5 A Wider Cultural Perspective_(Yu Xin).
4 Depression in Children and Adolescents: A Review_(Brian Jacobs and Eric Taylor).
4.1 Advances in Understanding Prevention and Treatment and the Needs in Developing Countries_(Atif Rahman).
4.2 The Risks of Bipolar Disorder_(Gabrielle A. Carlson).
4.3 The Need for Specifically Targeted and Precise Treatments Aiming for Remission_(Benedetto Vitiello).
4.4 Childhood Depression is Distinct from Depression in Adolescents and Adults_(Alvin A. Rosenfeld).
4.5 Depression in Infants, Children and Adolescents_(Sam Tyano).
5 Depressive Disorders in the Elderly: A Review_(Edmond Chiu, David Ames, Brian Draper and John Snowdon).
5.1 Focusing on Asia_(Kua Ee Heok).
5.2 Effective Treatments Despite Diagnostic Complexity and Diverse Populations_(David L. Dunner).
5.3 Depression and Anxiety in Dementia Caregivers_(Cornelius Katona and Gill Livingston).
5.4 Recognition of Old Age Depression in Chinese_(Mian-Yoon Chong).
5.5 Treatment of Depressive Disorders in Elderly Complicated with Medical Co-morbidities and Multiple Medication Use_(Jana Lincoln and Sheldon H. Preskorn).
6 Depressive Disorders in Primary Care: A Review_(Simon Gilbody and Linda Gask).
6.1 A Paradox of Screening for Mental Disorders in Primary Care and the Importance of Severe Disorders in Developing Countries_(David Goldberg).
6.2 Diagnosis, Intervention and the Emergence of the Patient’s Voice_(Christopher Dowrick).
6.3 Untreated Depression in Mexico – Can Primary Care Make a Difference?_(Mar´ıa Elena Medina-Mora).
6.4 Understanding the Practice of Primary Health Care_(Jane Gunn).

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Depression, Mental.
Depressive Disorder -- diagnosis.
Depressive Disorder -- therapy.