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Depression: When to refer to a specialist

  • Complicating comorbidity (substance abuse, personality disorder, anxiety disorder)
  • Severe presentation (serious suicidality, psychosis, bipolar disorder, especially bipolar I, with manic episodes)
  • Diagnostic clarification (bipolarity, personality disorder comorbidity)
  • Refractory to standard treatment (CBT, two or more medication trials)