In this video, Mark Zimmerman, MD, discusses:
How severe depression differs from mild and moderate depression
The prevalence of each level of severity of depression
Whether there are signs clinicians can look for to identify severe depression
How treatment of severe depression may differ from treatment of other types of depression.
Dr. Zimmerman is director of outpatient psychiatry and the partial hospital program at Rhode Island Hospital and a psychiatry professor at the Brown University medical school in Providence, Rhode Island.