Major Depressive Disorder: A Complex Disease Requiring a Compassionate Response

Joseph Goldberg, MD


September 27, 2022

Joseph Goldberg, MD, presents aspects of the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) for aspiring psychiatrists, describing the personal approach that allows for empathy with patients, but also the need for an objective clinical perspective that allows for sound assessment.

Together, Dr Goldberg suggests, these values create a balanced, pragmatic approach marked by a plotting of reasonable therapeutic goals.


Comments on Medscape are moderated and should be professional in tone and on topic. You must declare any conflicts of interest related to your comments and responses. Please see our Commenting Guide for further information. We reserve the right to remove posts at our sole discretion.