Year: 1983 Source: Psychosomatics, v.24, no.8, (August 1983), p.766-767 SIEC No: 19850175

Dr.R Pies states that depression is known to accompany or follow various viral infections, & it may be severe enough to precipitate a suicide attempt. He discusses the case history of a 26 year old single graduate student that documents significant depression preceding the diagnosis of mononucleoisis & the considerable change in self concept following recovery. BDI scores before & after hospitalization are illustrated.(NBB)