Depression as a disorder has always been attention of attention of researchers in India. Over the last 50- 60 years, sizable amount of studies has been published from India addressing various aspects of this commonly prevalent disorder. The various aspects studied included epidemiology, demographic and psychosocial risk factor, neurobiology, symptomatology, comorbidity, assessment and diagnosis, impact of depression, treatment related issues and prevention of depression additionally to the efficacy and tolerability of various antidepressants. Here, we review data on various aspects of depression, originating from India.
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