Symptom Profiles of DSM-IV-Defined Remission, Recovery, Relapse, and Recurrence of depression: the Role of the Core Symptoms
Depression and Anxiety, 05/25/2012
Conradi HJ et al. – Compared with the initial and final phases of recoveries, remissions showed a consistently higher level of core symptoms. Clinically, this means that unresolved core symptoms in the direct aftermath of a major depressive episode seem to constitute a risk for relapse and should be the target of preventive or augmented interventions.