One Depressive Episode May Not Lead to More

Good news for a change. About half of people who have a first episode of major depression are likely, upon recovery, to stay well — to stay depression-free, according to a new study. This rate, based on a large study of 1,831 people, including 92 with depression, is reported in the May issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry by researchers William Eaton, Peter Zandi and colleagues at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. The results should be encouraging to patients and their...Full Story
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