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Studies on Affective Disorders

  • Yoshibumi Nakane
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Abstract

Over the past decade, more than 30,000 completed suicides have been reported annually. The most frequent factor for suicide has been shown to be a high rate of health problems, more so than personal reasons and financial matters. Since many suicidal individuals were plagued with depression above all, treating depression has increasingly been attracting attention as the key to a strategy for suicide prevention. On the other hand, it is also said that depression has proliferated in the general public and is present in atypical forms.

Keywords

Depressive Symptom Mood Disorder Suicide Rate Panic Disorder Treatment Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeuropsychiatryNagasaki UniversityNagasakiJapan

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