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This quantity is the second one in a chain on depressive disorder. the 1st quantity, entitled Phenomenology of Depressive affliction, is de voted to an outline of depressive sickness from many vantage issues together with that of the sufferer in addition to the psychiatrist. Epidemiological, nosological, and developmental points are incorporated including particular descriptions of significant subtypes of depressive disorder. it is just after an sickness is absolutely defined that an try may be made to generate types with ex planatory and predictive homes. This moment quantity is that subsequent step. the foremost types of depressive sickness are defined. The restricted growth that has been made in integrating those types is mentioned, yet with additional wisdom, this can swap. every one version has varied merits and will observe extra on to assorted subtypes of depressive affliction. Such refinements additionally watch for the result of destiny reports. even if, the heuristic and medical usefulness of the types defined is massive and may tell the reader in regards to the present nation of information in regards to the etiology and pathogenesis of de pressive disorder and instructions of destiny study. J. John Mann, M.D. long island vii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This quantity shouldn't have been attainable with out the help of my spouse and kids who accredited me the time to paintings on it. Ms. Renee Azima-Heller assisted significantly within the organi zation of the cloth for the publication. A profession scientist award from the Irma T. HirschI belief supplied help for this paintings.