Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a prevalent, disabling mood disorder with clinical features including cognitive dysfunction, social impairments, and physical ailments, ultimately affecting an individual’s quality of life (QOL).
Self-perceived quality of life is a key factor when predicting clinical outcomes such as functional recovery, reduced productivity, and remission. Traditional treatments for depression solely targeted mood symptoms, which left individuals with low QOL. However, recent studies revealed a clinically significant relationship between cognitive dysfunction and reduced QOL in MDD. With very …
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