Past loss as a symptom formation factor in depression.


Journal Article

We examined the relationship between past loss and endogenous subtyping of depressed patients. In a sample of 124 female depressed inpatients there was no association between past loss and RDC endogenous or DSM-III melancholic subtyping. We thus failed to replicate Brown and colleagues' finding that past loss is a symptom formation factor.

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Cited Authors

  • Zimmerman, M; Stangl, D; Pfohl, B; Coryell, W

Published Date

  • May 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 235 - 237

PubMed ID

  • 2968385

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2968385

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1573-2517

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0165-0327

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0165-0327(88)90039-0


  • eng