From the May 1984 magazine.

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Depression and Depressants

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The chance of a relapse in severely depressed patients is highest in the months immediately after recovery, and it declines steadily over the next year, researchers say.

Dr. Martin B. Keller and colleagues at the Harvard Medical School evaluated 141 patients suffering depression in a two-year study.

Patients who recover from their first major depressive episode are at a...

-- UPI