A 30 year old male with severe depression

Question Number 0586

A 30 year old male slides slowly into a severe depression over a number of months for no particular reason. His hobbies and interests are dropped, his social contact diminishes and his mood lowers. He visits a psychiatrist for the first time because he is becoming increasingly distressed with disturbed sleep patterns and no appetite. He feels his future is hopeless. The most appropriate treatment would be

a) lorazepam
b) Electroconvulsive therapy
c) tricyclic antidepressants
d) reserpine
e) Sodium Valproate


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