publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

CHALLENGES OF TREATMENT-RESISTANT DEPRESSION

James Paul Pandarakalam;
Open Access English
  • Published: 28 Sep 2018 Journal: Psychiatria Danubina, volume 30, issue 3 (issn: 0353-5053, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medicinska naklada
Abstract
Guidelines for the management of treatment-resistant depression (TRD) do not meet the criteria of evidence-based medicine and better-quality research is required to inform clinical practice. Current treatments of resistant depression remains largely empirical. There are no bench-mark antidepressants. Clear and justifiable rationale should be followed while initiating new treatment strategies; systematic planning and careful monitoring of progress implemented while new treatment components are added. Biological psychiatrists should give due importance to the non-biological aspects of depression and psychotherapists should not overlook the biological correlates. U...
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free text keywords: depression; antidepressants; psychotherapy; ECT; TMS; VNS; healing therapies, Psychiatry and Mental health, General Medicine, Pharmacotherapy, Combined Modality Therapy, Electroconvulsive therapy, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Comorbidity, medicine.disease, Evidence-based medicine, Treatment-resistant depression, business.industry, business, Psychological intervention, Psychotherapist, MEDLINE
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