Major depression

Consult the latest research on major depression

When you’re looking for the latest research on major depression or major depressive disorder (MDD), offers a rich collection of peer-reviewed articles, studies, case reports, analyses, and other publications.

The articles on major depression found on represent the most up-to-date and scientifically rigorous research in the field of psychiatry. You’ll find content on a broad range of subjects, from MDD symptoms and major depressive disorder treatment to major depression diagnosis based on DSM-5 criteria for major depressive disorder. You can also earn CME credits on with CME activities around major depressive disorder symptoms, medications, and other topics.

Register on today to enjoy free access to many of the resources available on the website. Or subscribe for complete access to all content on major depression and many other areas of research and mental health and psychiatry.

Earn CME credits on major depression at your convenience

Satisfying CME requirements is simple and convenient on CME activities are coordinated by the CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

When you search for activities related to major depression on the CME section of the website, you’ll find a wide range of articles, Brief Reports, original research, and webcasts that allow you to earn AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. When you register on the website, you can also create a MyCME account that automatically tracks your progress on CME activities and enables you to print transcripts and certificates for credits you have earned.

CME activities related to major depression include titles like:

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The most up-to-date research on major depression is a leading source of clinical information on major depression and other mental and neurologic illnesses. Content on the website provides psychiatrists and mental health professionals with invaluable insight into the newest advances in diagnosis and treatment, while primary care physicians and other clinicians who treat patients with mental and CNS disorders will find information that can advance their clinical expertise in many areas of mental health.

Content on originates from two sources: The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (JCP) and The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders (PCC). Materials related to major depression on include titles like:

FAQs on major depression research

Nearly all CME activities on are available at no charge, though a few activities carry a $10 processing fee.

Yes. CME activities on are coordinated by the CME Institute, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians and to award AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for activities completed.

Typically, CME activities on offer 0.50 to 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

You may view some content related to major depression on with a free registration on the website. For complete access to all current and archived material, you’ll need a subscription to JCP.

How to search and view research on major depression

To access the wealth of resources on major depression available through, you may either register on the website or purchase a subscription to The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

Registration on is free of charge and provides you with access to many benefits. You may view the full text of articles and supplements from The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders, as well as supplements and some free articles from The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Registered users may also participate in CME activities and keep track of their work with a free MyCME account.

A subscription to JCP entitles you to access all the materials, research, and articles available on You may view new issues of the journal as soon as they are released, as well as the articles that are published each week in JCP Weekly. You also have access to all archived material, including any article on major depression and other topics published in JCP from 1997 to the present.

Stay up-to-date with Elerts and podcasts podcasts and Elerts make it easy to stay on top of the latest developments and research in major depression and other areas of mental health.

Elerts, or email alerts, are messages delivered to your inbox each day that notify you of new articles that have been published on You’ll get daily updates on new research, studies, case reports, and CME activities related to major depression and other conditions. Elerts also contain the table of contents for upcoming issues of JCP and PCC, along with links to abstracts of articles from both publications.

For an audio overview of each issue of JCP and PCC, subscribe to podcasts from Each 15- to 25-minute podcast outlines the articles in each issue, touching on the highlights of findings so you can determine which articles to follow up with later. podcasts make it easy to keep current with the latest research and developments in major depression and other aspects of mental health.

About is a publication of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc. The website posts articles, research, and educational activities collected from three sources: The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders, and the CME Institute at provides peer-reviewed, evidence-based articles and information that enables clinicians to access the latest research on advances in psychiatric diagnoses and treatment of a broad range of mental and neurologic illnesses. Articles on cover a wide assortment of topics and clinical psychiatry news, including DSM-5 major depressive disorder criteria, diagnosis of bipolar dementiasigns of ADHD in adults and ADHD symptoms in toddlers, treatment for frontotemporal dementia, symptoms of schizotypal disorder, and many other behavioral health and neuropsychiatric disorders.

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