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(p. 108) Mood Disorders in Asians 

(p. 108) Mood Disorders in Asians
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(p. 108) Mood Disorders in Asians
Author(s):

Albert Yeung

and Doris Chang

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195179064.003.0006
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date: 08 April 2020

Chapter 6 discusses mood disorders in Asians. It outlines the current DSM nosology and criteria for mood disorders, the strengths, weaknesses, and alternatives in applying the current diagnostic criteria to Asians, presenting symptoms, illness beliefs, and help-seeking of Asians with depression, the utility and challenges of identifying depression in Asians, perspectives on the causes of mood disorders in Asians, and treating mood disorders in Asians.

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