Year: 2013 Source: Depression and Anxiety.(2013).30(6):528Ð537. DOI: 10.1002/da.22073 SIEC No: 20130686

This study (1) examines the prevalence of DSM-IV MDD across different demographics, especially the vulnerable ones; (2) identifies clinical characteristics of DSM-IV MDD, such as onset, course, and treatment; and (3) evaluates the comorbidity of DSM-IV MDD with anxiety disorder, substance-use disorder, and personality disorder.