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Depression: Bluer than blue


Alternative Projections of Mortality and Disability by Cause 1990-2020: Global Burden of Disease Study, Christopher J L Murray, Alan D Lopez, The Lancet, May 24, 1997.

Effectiveness of a Quality Improvement Intervention for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care Clinics: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Joan Rosenbaum Asarnow et al, JAMA. 2005;293:311-319.

Hemingway's Clinical Depression: A Speculation, Peter L. Hays; The Hemingway Review, Vol. 14, 1995.

Lincoln's Great Depression, Joshua Wolf Shenk, The Atlantic Monthly, October 2005.

Mental Illness and Suicidality After Hurricane Katrina, Ronald Kessler et al, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Article ID: 06-033019, 2006.

National Institute of Mental Health tackles depression.

National Mental Health Association on depression.

The Object and the Dream: Mark Rothko, Ronald Turco, Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, Spring, 2002.

Reducing Suicide: A National Imperative, SK Goldsmith, et al, National Academies Press, 2002.

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