Two-year course of depressive and anxiety disorders: Results from the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • External authors:
  • Brenda W J H Penninx
  • Willem A Nolen
  • Femke Lamers
  • Frans G Zitman
  • Johannes H Smit
  • Philip Spinhoven
  • Pim Cuijpers
  • Peter J {De Jong}
  • Klaas Van {Der Meer}
  • Peter Verhaak
  • Miranda G H Laurant
  • Ron {De Graaf}
  • Witte J Hoogendijk
  • Nic Van {Der Wee}
  • Johan Ormel
  • Richard {Van Dyck}
  • Aartjan T F Beekman


Whether course trajectories of depressive and anxiety disorders are different, remains an important question for clinical practice and informs future psychiatric nosology. This longitudinal study compares depressive and anxiety disorders in terms of diagnostic and symptom course trajectories, and examines clinical prognostic factors.

Bibliographical metadata

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)76-85
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Affective Disorders
Publication statusPublished - 2011