This article discusses the frequently unrecognised impacts on a patient’s health of a diagnosis of major depressive disorder.
Written by Prof Malcolm Hopwood MD FRANZCP
Malcolm Hopwood is the Ramsay Health Care Professor of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, based at the Albert Road Clinic (ARC) in Melbourne, Australia. At the ARC he is the Director of the Professorial Psychiatry Unit, which specialises in the assessment and treatment of complex mood and anxiety disorders. His research areas of interest includes psychopharmacology and clinical aspects of mood and anxiety disorders. He has also led research into psychiatric aspects of ABI and other neuropsychiatric disorders. In 2015, Malcolm became President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.