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Received: 23 April 2017
Accepted: 3 April 2018
First Online: 10 April 2018
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: The study protocol was approved by the ethical review committee at the department of psychiatry, BSMMU. All investigations were conducted according to the principles expressed in the Declaration of Helsinki. The study participants were well informed about the objective of the study and written consent was taken from each of them to participate in the study. If independent thinking capacity of any MDD patient was suspected, the written permission of the relevant was obtained from the primary caregiver.
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