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Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatría

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GOMEZ-RESTREPO, Carlos et al. Integral Care Guide for Early Detection and Diagnosis of Depressive Episodes and Recurrent Depressive Disorder in Adults. Integral Attention of Adults with a Diagnosis of Depressive Episodes and Recurrent Depressive Disorder Part III: Treatment of Resistant Depression and Psychotic Depression, Occupational Therapy and Day Hospital Treatment. rev.colomb.psiquiatr. [online]. 2012, vol.41, n.4, pp.774-786. ISSN 0034-7450.

Introduction: This article presents recommendations based on the evidence gathered to answer a series of clinical questions concerning the depressive episode and the recurrent depressive disorder. Emphasis was given to general treatment issues of resistant depression and psychotic depression, occupational therapy and day hospital treatment so as to grant diagnosed adult patients the health care parameters based on the best and more updated evidence available and achieve minimum quality standards. Methodology: A practical clinical guide was elaborated according to standards of the Methodological Guide of the Ministry of Social Protection. Recommendation from NICE90 and CANMAT guides were adopted and updated so as to answer the questions posed while de novo questions were developed. Results: Recommendations 23-25 corresponding to the management of depression are presented. Key words: Practice guideline, depressive disorder, depressive disorder treatment-resistant, occupational therapy, hospital day.

Keywords : Practice guideline; depressive disorder; depressive disorder treatment-resistant; occupational therapy; hospital day.

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