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Titolo:
Outcome of women admitted to hospital for depressive illness: factors in the prognosis of severe depression
Autore:
Sherrington, JM; Hawton, K; Fagg, J; Andrew, B; Smith, D;
Indirizzi:
Univ Oxford, Warneford Hosp, Dept Psychiat, Oxford OX3 7JX, England Univ Oxford Oxford England OX3 7JX ept Psychiat, Oxford OX3 7JX, England Ctr Stat, Oxford, England Ctr Stat Oxford EnglandCtr Stat, Oxford, England
Titolo Testata:
PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICINE
fascicolo: 1, volume: 31, anno: 2001,
pagine: 115 - 125
SICI:
0033-2917(200101)31:1<115:OOWATH>2.0.ZU;2-L
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Soggetto:
PROSPECTIVE FOLLOW-UP; MAJOR DEPRESSION; SOCIAL SUPPORT; UNIPOLAR DEPRESSIVES; PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS; EXPRESSED EMOTION; LIFE EVENTS; RELAPSE; PREDICTORS; DISORDER;
Tipo documento:
Article
Natura:
Periodico
Settore Disciplinare:
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Medicine
Life Sciences
Citazioni:
59
Recensione:
Indirizzi per estratti:
Indirizzo: Hawton, K Univ Oxford, Warneford Hosp, Dept Psychiat, Oxford OX3 7JX, England Univ Oxford Oxford England OX3 7JX at, Oxford OX3 7JX, England
Citazione:
J.M. Sherrington et al., "Outcome of women admitted to hospital for depressive illness: factors in the prognosis of severe depression", PSYCHOL MED, 31(1), 2001, pp. 115-125

Abstract

Background. A previous study of women 9 months after discharge from in-patient treatment for depression found that low self-esteem as measured by a self-report questionnaire at admission was associated with a worse prognosis. This study investigates the womens' outcome more than 4 years after discharge and the continued prognostic relevance of self-esteem and other variables. Method. Fifty-six women who had been admitted to hospital with major depression and studied in detail during their admission and 9 months following discharge were traced 4-5 years later. Possible prognostic factors were investigated in relation to time to recovery and recurrence, and to a global outcome measure. Results. In keeping with other published work only 16 out of 52 (31 %) women had recovered and remained well. Fifteen out of 52 (29 %) subjects had experienced depressive symptoms for more than 70 % of the follow-up time or died from unnatural causes. Low self-esteem scores recorded at the initial admission correlated with slow recovery but not subsequent recurrence of depression. The occurrence of one or more life events in the year preceding admission was associated with a better prognosis. Conclusions. The poor long-term prognosis of many women with severe depression was confirmed. Social factors, such as social support and marital relationships were less important for prognosis than in previous studies of less severely ill subjects. The prognostic value of self-esteem warrants further investigation and appears to have therapeutic implications.

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