Pharmaceutical care for people with depression: experiences and challenges

Binakaj, Zahida and Stojkov, Svetlana and Angelovska, Bistra (2016) Pharmaceutical care for people with depression: experiences and challenges. Macedonian pharmaceutical bulletin. ISSN 1409 - 8695


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One of the most significant health issues are the disorders of mood because they have a significant effect on the quality of life of the patients, their families, their working and wider social surroundings. According to the World Health Organization (WHO, 1992; WHO, 2001), mood disorders are the fourth cause of morbidity and mortality with a tendency to move to the second place by the 2020. The prediction that there is going to be an increase in the number of ill in the future comes from the facts that the factors of risk, like stress, are in constant rise, that the demographic image (ageing of the population) is changing which has an effect on the rise of comorbidity of these illnesses with the chronic illnesses of the elderly population and that the incidence of genetically predisposed depressions increases etc.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Bistra Angelovska
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2016 10:58
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2016 10:58

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