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depression

noun debasement, decline, deflation, depreciation, despondence, despondency, dispiritedness, dolefulness, economic decline, gloom, lowering, lowness, maeror, sinking, slump
Associated concepts: economic depression
See also: anguish, curtailment, decrease, distress, pessimism, prostration
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7% of those with recurrent major depression experienced at least one episode of mania, hypomania, psychotic depression, or nonpsychotic major depression in the perinatal or postpartum period.
Recommended medical treatment of psychotic depression is mainly the use of antidepressant medication.
Phase III clinical trials of mifepristone for psychotic depression are underway, and the FDA has granted fast-track status for review.
The person described in Case History 2 exhibited most of the severe symptoms associated with psychotic depression.
GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, has released its new report, Psychotic Depression Therapeutics - Pipeline Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2019.
He was born healthy in April 2014 but she started having hallucinations and was later diagnosed with psychotic depression, the Cannock inquest was told Coroner Andrew Haigh said: "Her notes to family and friends show a degree of not being able to cope.
A German study pointed to psychotic depression as a particularly strong risk factor for homicidal violence by women.
Mr Rose, who lived in Hartlepool, was then admitted to St Luke's Hospital where he was diagnosed with psychotic depression.
But he had a long history of psychotic depression which brought on delusions.
Corcept 02 - Clinical and biological effects of mifepristone treatment for psychotic depression 168
In clinical practice, an antipsychotic might need to be the initial drug used to treat psychotic depression, prescribed either alone or in combination with an antidepressant, Dr.
While his condition was recorded under the umbrella term of "major depression", the specific diagnosis of psychotic depression was not recorded, he said.