Major depression disorder

Your authoritative source for research on major depressive disorder

For the most scientifically rigorous and up-to-date research on major depressive disorder (major depressive disorder, or MDD), consult the rich collection of information on

As a leading online source of clinical psychiatry information, provides access to evidence-based, peer-reviewed articles, Academic Highlights, case reports, commentaries, Brief Reports, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and more. You’ll find information on all aspects of major depression, including the latest research on major depressive disorder symptoms, advances in major depressive disorder treatment, and reports on major depression disorder medications.

In addition to the latest research, offers a wealth of opportunities to earn CME credit on topics around major depression disorder and diagnosis based on major depressive disorder DSM-5 criteria. CME activities provided by the CME Institute (CME of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., provide an easy way to satisfy CME requirements at your own pace.

Register on today for access to many free resources and daily email alerts about the latest research. Or choose a subscription package for complete access to all current and archived content on major depression disorder published on

Earn CME credits with information on MDD

When you register on, you’ll have access to more than 150 CME activities, including many activities around major depression disorder and MDD diagnosis. Most activities are offered at no charge and provide a convenient way to earn AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Your registration on also establishes a MyCME account, a free online tool that maintains a record of your activity and lets you return to finish partially completed activities at a later time. MyCME keeps a record of your credits earned and lets you print a transcript or certificate as soon as you have passed the posttest and completed an evaluation for a particular activity.

CME activities related to major depression disorder on includes titles such as:

  • Past Psychiatric Conditions as Risk Factors for Postpartum Depression: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Sara L. Johansen, Ben A. Stenhaug, Thalia K. Robakis, Katherine E. Williams, and Mark R. Cullen
    What characteristics affect patients’ risk for postpartum depression? In what time frame is the risk greatest? Dr. Johansen and colleagues analyzed a large US cohort to answer these questions. Find their results in this CME journal article..
  • Psychotropic Medication Monitoring: A Review. Matthew A. Schreiber, Stephanie C. Armstrong, and Jesse D. Markman
    Psychotropic medications provide therapeutic benefits but also carry iatrogenic risks. Medication monitoring helps minimize this risk. This CME journal article offers clinicians a review of guidelines and presents monitoring recommendations with a convenient 1-page quick guide..

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Access the latest research on major depression disorder provides a rich collection of scientifically rigorous articles on many areas of psychiatric research, including major depression disorder and other topics. Through a wide variety of peer-reviewed articles, you can easily stay current with the latest information on the management of many behavioral health and neuropsychiatric disorders.

Content on includes articles and research published in two journals. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (JCP) is a leading clinical resource for psychiatrists and mental health professionals, while The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders (PCC) is dedicated to providing information of direct clinical utility to primary care physicians and other medical practitioners who treat patients with mental and neurologic illnesses.

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You’ll find a wide range of material concerning major depression disorder on, including original research, articles, case reports, meta-analyses, Brief Reports, commentaries, systematic reviews, blog posts, and more. In addition to content on major depression disorder, provides research on a broad variety of mental health topics.

A subscription to JCP will provide you with access to all content on, including every article that has appeared in JCP from 1997 to the present. Alternately, you may register for free on the website to view certain articles and to participate in CME activities.

CME activities on are coordinated by the CME Institute and include journal articles, supplements, newsletters, webcasts, multimedia publications, and more.

When you register for free on, you’ll automatically create a MyCME account where you can track your CME activity on the website. MyCME will keep a record every time you begin an activity, so you may return to it later at a more convenient time. MyCME also documents your credits earned and lets you print certificates and transcripts as soon as you have completed a CME activity.

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It’s easy to take advantage of all the resources related to major depression disorder available through When you register for free on the website, you can access many free resources – including all articles and supplements from The Primary Care Companion and supplements and free articles from The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. You can participate in CME activities and track your work with a free MyCME account. And you can subscribe to podcasts that offer convenient audio highlights of the findings from each issue of JCP and PCC.

For more comprehensive access to all the resources on, simply choose an online-only or a print/online subscription to The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. With your subscription, you can view the full text of articles from the journal for every issue from 1997 to the present. You’ll also have access to articles published in JCP Weekly, and immediate access to new issues of the journal on the day they are released.

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To stay up to date on the latest research into major depression disorder, sign up for free Elerts (email alerts) from Elerts provide daily notification in your inbox of new articles, research, case reports, and CME activities that are published on concerning major depression disorder and many other psychiatric conditions. Elerts also provide the table of contents for upcoming issues of JCP and PCC, along with links to abstracts of the articles that appear in both publications.


A digital publication of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc. (PPP), publishes articles, research, and educational materials from The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders, and the CME Institute at, which are all properties of PPP.

Material in is intended to offer learning opportunities and resources for psychiatrists, mental health professionals, primary care physicians, and other clinicians who treat patients with mental and CNS disorders. The rich collection of articles available on covers subjects that include advances in major depression diagnosis, research into bipolar disorder symptoms, treatment for ADHD symptoms in toddlers and ADHD treatment in men and women, symptoms of mild cognitive impairment, diagnosis of undifferentiated schizophrenia, the latest research in psychiatry drugs, and many other areas of cognition research and general psychiatry.

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