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Table 2 Occurrence of diagnoses after baseline at follow-upa

From: Reconsidering the prognosis of major depressive disorder across diagnostic boundaries: full recovery is the exception rather than the rule

  0 to 2-year follow-up
n = 903
0 to 4-year follow-up
n = 811
0 to 6-year follow-up
n = 712
Diagnoses % (n) % (n) % (n)
 MDD 63.2 (571) 72.3 (586) 77.1 (549)
 Dysthymia 27.0 (244) 33.5 (272) 38.2 (272)
 Generalised anxiety disorder 17.6 (159) 27.1 (220) 33.3 (237)
 Social phobia 26.9 (243) 32.6 (264) 35.5 (253)
 Panic disorder 22.4 (202) 28.1 (228) 32.2 (229)
 Agoraphobia 21.3 (192) 26.0 (211) 28.2 (201)
 (Hypo)manic symptoms 8.2 (74) 10.0 (81) 11.4 (81)
 Any other diagnoses (excluding MDD) 60.5 (546) 69.3 (562) 74.2 (528)
  1. aPatients with comorbid disorders appear in more than one diagnosis group
  2. MDD major depressive disorder