Author(s): Chandra S, Agarwal AK
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Abstract Out of 88 cases of depression, admitted in Department of Psychiatry, K.G's. Medical College, Lucknow, 33 cases fulfilling the inclusion criteria were assessed for severity of depression and memory performance and were compared with memory scores of normal healthy controls. After treatment with drugs, improved depressives served as their own controls also. Memory scores of depressives were found to be significantly poor than those of controls and of their own after recovery. Depression was found to be negatively correlated with memory. Mental control sub-function of memory was most sensitive for depression. Probable mechanism of memory disturbances were discussed.
This article was published in Indian J Psychiatry
and referenced in International Journal of Neurorehabilitation