The leading source for research on MDD

For the latest developments in research on major depression (also known as major depressive disorder, or MDD), choose the authoritative collection of articles and analyses published on is a premier source of peer-reviewed research on a wide range of topics related to mental health. With articles gathered from multiple sources, provides the most up-to-date information on MDD and other conditions for psychiatrists and mental health professionals as well as primary care physicians and clinicians who treat patients with mental and neurologic illnesses.

Within the database of research on, you’ll find articles related to MDD diagnosis, treatment for a major depressive episode, the latest research on major depressive disorder medications, diagnosis of unipolar major depressive disorder, and many other subjects. Additionally, you can earn CME credits through the CME Institute ( with activities related to MDD, using a free online tool to keep a record of your work and your credits earned.

Register today on to access many of the site’s resources, including daily email alerts, podcasts, CME opportunities, and related research on MDD. Or subscribe for full access to all current and archived material concerning MDD and many other subjects in mental health.

Access to peer-reviewed articles on MDD publishes articles, features, case reports, and other research from two sources. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (JCP) is a leading source of peer-reviewed articles that covers the latest information on mental health topics for psychiatrists and other mental health professionals. The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders (PCC) is a peer-reviewed, online-only journal that is focused on delivering information of direct clinical utility to primary care physicians and other healthcare providers.

Material on surrounding MDD includes original research, brief reports, commentaries, Academic Highlights, meta-analyses, case reports, and other research on major depressive disorder (DSM-5 criteria). Content on concerning MDD includes titles such as:

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Earn CME credits with materials on MDD and other topics

You’ll find a broad variety of CME activities on MDD and other mental health conditions on Provided by CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., CME activities on provide opportunities to earn AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM that are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

Among the 150+ print, live, and online CME activities on and, you’ll find title such as:

FAQs on MDD research

On, you’ll find articles, features, case reports, meta-analyses, Academic Highlights, commentaries, brief reports, and other research on diagnosis and treatment of a broad variety of mental and neurologic illnesses. also offers CME activities through

You may view certain articles and research about MDD with a free registration on As a registered user, you can view the full text of all articles published in The Primary Care Companion, and you may view free articles and supplements from The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. You can also participate in more than 150 CME activities provided by the CME Institute at For full access to all articles that appear in JCP and to all resources on, you’ll need a subscription to the journal.

Most CME activities on and CME offer 0.50 to 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

A MyCME account is automatically created for you when you register for free on or With a MyCME account, you can track your participation in CME activities, begin an activity and return to complete it later, and print transcripts and certificates of activities that you have completed.

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There are two ways to take advantage of all the MDD resources available on

Register. When you register for free on, you’ll have access to:

  • Free supplements and certain free articles published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
  • All articles that appear in The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders
  • CME activities provided 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
  • A free MyCME account where you can track your CME activity
  • Podcasts that offer an audio summary of the highlights from every issue of JCP and PCC

Subscribe. With a print/online or an online-only subscription to The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, you’ll have access to:

  • The full text of every article that has appeared in the journal from 1997 to the present
  • New online-only and online-first articles that are published weekly
  • New issues of the journal as soon as they are available
  • All the benefits of a free registration on

Elerts keep you up to date on MDD research and CME activities

For daily updates about new articles, research, and CME activities related to MDD, sign up for free Elerts from These daily email alerts provide notice whenever a new article, feature, case report, or CME activity is posted on the website. Elerts also include the table of contents for upcoming issues of JCP and PCC, along with links to abstracts of articles that appear in both publications.

About is a digital property of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc. The website provides access to the latest articles and research on a broad array of topics in mental health for psychiatrists and other mental health professionals. also seeks to advance the clinical expertise of primary care physicians and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with mental and neurologic illnesses. provides access to research, articles, and CME activities from three sources: The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders, and the CME Institute at Subjects cover a broad array of topics that include manic depression psychosis; diagnosis of ADHD in adults; treatment for ADHD in children; symptoms of major depression;

diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder; managing a major depressive episode; and treatment for many other CNS disorders and information on general and medical psychiatry.

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