Symptoms of Depression in Schizophrenia (Commentary) (Clinical Report)

Symptoms of Depression in Schizophrenia (Commentary) (Clinical Report)

In an article in this issue Heald et al (1) in their study on characterization of depression in schizophrenia report that the precise nature of depressive symptoms present in different phases of the schizophrenic illness can be differentiated qualitatively from primary depression. The authors introduce about the history, prevalence and importance of depressive symptoms in […]

Quality of Life After Electroconvulsive Therapy in Persons with Treatment Resistant Schizophrenia (Report)

Quality of Life After Electroconvulsive Therapy in Persons with Treatment Resistant Schizophrenia (Report)

In recent years, health-related quality of life (QOL) has been regarded as the most important dimension of outcome in schizophrenia and other serious mental disorders (1). However, the determinants of quality of life are poorly understood in this population. Studies have relied on combined measures of subjective and objective QOL (2). Indicators of QOL include […]