Treatment-Resistant Depression & the Burden on Patients, GPs, their Families and the Healthcare System

Posted on: May 16, 2022
Last Updated: December 28, 2022

Welcome to the Twelfth Edition of Mental Health Bites!

Treatment-resistant depression (TRD) represents a key unmet need in the management of Major Depressive Disorder.

Lack of remission and treatment-resistant depression are associated with a worse quality of life, higher comorbidity, increased resource use, social and occupational disability and worse therapeutic outcomes.

In this month’s edition of Mental Health Bites, Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Sanil Rege provides an account of the impact of TRD and recognising TRD in general practice.

  • Definition of TRD
  • The burden of TRD
  • Case study describing a patient with TRD
  • Diagnostic Evaluation of TRD

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