Multiple-therapy-resistant-major depressive disorder: a clinically important concept

McAllistair-Williams, R.H. and Christmas, D.M.B. and Cleare, A.J. and Currie, A. and Gledhill, J. and Insole, L. and Malizia, A.L. and McGeever, M. and Morriss, Richard K. and Robinson, Lindsay J. and Scott, M. and Stokes, P.R.A. and Talbot, P.S. and Young, A.H. (2018) Multiple-therapy-resistant-major depressive disorder: a clinically important concept. British Journal of Psychiatry, 212 (5). pp. 274-278. ISSN 1472-1465

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Many novel therapeutic options for depression exist which are either not mentioned in clinical guidelines or recommended only for use in highly specialist services. The challenge faced by clinicians is when it might be appropriate to consider such ‘non-standard’ interventions. This analysis proposes a framework to aid this decision.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an author-produced electronic version of an article accepted for publication in the British Journal of Psychiatry. The definitive publisher-authenticated version is available online at
Keywords: depressive disorders; inpatient treatment; clinical governance
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Medicine
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Depositing User: Eprints, Support
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2017 14:30
Last Modified: 04 May 2018 23:29

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