Author Affiliation: Dr Glass is Deputy Editor, JAMA.
The articles published in this theme issue of THE JOURNAL were selected
(after editorial and peer review) from more than 100 papers submitted in response
to a call for papers1 on depression. These
articles not only cover a range of specific aspects of depression, they also
highlight a central challenge—depression is a major public health problem
that calls for awareness on the part of virtually all physicians.
Glass RM. Awareness About DepressionImportant for All Physicians. JAMA. 2003;289(23):3169-3170. doi:10.1001/jama.289.23.3169