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Understanding Depression in Women: Applying Empirical Research to Practice and Policy

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2006 - Autumn


edited by Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, and Gwendolyn Puryear Keita (American Psychological Association) Women are more likely to suffer from depression than are men, and depression is the leading cause of disability for women throughout the world. The editors survey the findings of over 40 experts on depression and explore the latest strategies for treatment, prevention and service delivery.