The Assessment of Depression in Schizophrenia

  • Donald Addington
  • Jean Addington


The presence of depressive symptoms and syndromes in schizophrenia were described by Kraepelin (1) and Bleuler (2). Subsequently, much of the attention devoted to depression in schizophrenia focused on its significance for prognosis and diagnosis (3–8).


Depressive Symptom Negative Symptom Major Depressive Episode Hamilton Depression Rate Scale Dexamethasone Suppression Test 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald Addington
    • 1
  • Jean Addington
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryFoothills Hospital and University of Calgary and Department of Psychology Holy Cross HospitalCalgaryCanada

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