Major Depressive Disorder Phases

by Cathy Parkes November 30, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) has 3 phases: Acute, Continuation, Maintenance. Patient is at greatest risk for suicide during the Acute phase of MDD.
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) has 3 phases: Acute, Continuation, Maintenance.

Patient is at greatest risk for suicide during the Acute phase of MDD.


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