Year : 2010  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 178--188

An overview of Indian research in depression


Sandeep Grover, Alakananda Dutt, Ajit Avasthi 
 Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Sandeep Grover
Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
India

Depression as a disorder has always been a focus of attention of researchers in India. Over the last 50-60 years, large number of studies has been published from India addressing various aspects of this commonly prevalent disorder. The various aspects studied included epidemiology, demographic and psychosocial risk factor, neurobiology, symptomatology, comorbidity, assessment and diagnosis, impact of depression, treatment related issues and prevention of depression in addition to the efficacy and tolerability of various antidepressants. Here, we review data on various aspects of depression, originating from India.


How to cite this article:
Grover S, Dutt A, Avasthi A. An overview of Indian research in depression.Indian J Psychiatry 2010;52:178-188


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Grover S, Dutt A, Avasthi A. An overview of Indian research in depression. Indian J Psychiatry [serial online] 2010 [cited 2020 Mar 29 ];52:178-188
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