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disorder

a disturbance of public order or peace. Its existence may trigger extended police powers.
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Conclusion: Migraine headache is common among depressed people, particularly females and having severe depression, so it ought to be remembered that while looking for Depressive disorder or headache the other condition must be remembered.
Conclusion: The primary headache was common among outpatients with depressive disorder, predominantly tension-type headache and migraine without aura.
escitalopram on sexual functioning in adults with well-treated major depressive disorder experiencing SSRI-induced sexual dysfunction.
Results: (1) In the fixation task, compared to healthy controls, patients with depressive disorder showed more fixations, shorter fixation durations, more saccades and longer saccadic lengths; (2) In the saccade task, patients with depressive disorder showed longer anti-saccade latencies and smaller anti-saccade peak velocities; (3) In the free-view task, patients with depressive disorder showed fewer saccades and longer mean fixation durations; (4) Correlation analysis showed that there was a negative correlation between the pro-saccade amplitude and anxiety symptoms, and a positive correlation between the anti-saccade latency and anxiety symptoms.
The results for the ADRBI gene Gly389Arg polymorphism in the major depressive disorder and control groups were evaluated based on the size and number of fragments obtained by RFLP The change of cytosine (C) to guanine (G) at the 1165 position resulted in the substitution of glycine to arginine.
Major finding: Pediatric-onset functional abdominal pain confers an increased lifetime risk of anxiety and depressive disorders (odds ratios, 4.59 and 2.62, respectively).
Among these, 7 (5%) had depressive disorders, 4 (3%) had anxiety disorders, and 1 (0.7%) had psychotic disorders.
A total of 142 adult outpatients with nonpsychotic major depressive disorder who had not achieved remission with (or who were intolerant to) citalopram, and who similarly had no luck with either a therapeutic switch or an augmentation trial, were randomly assigned to lithium or [T.sub.3] augmentation for as long as 14 weeks.
Somatoform disorders in general practice: prevalence, functional impairment and co-morbidity with anxiety and depressive disorders. Br J Psychiatry 2004; 184: 470-476.
The symptoms of partial androgen deficiency in ageing men (PADAM) overlap considerably with those of major depressive disorder. Symptoms include a reduction in libido, lack of energy, decrease in strength and/or endurance, decreased enjoyment of life, feeling sad and/or grumpy, weak erections, reduced ability to work and play sports, and changes in sleep patterns.
Ulrik Malt reported at the 6th World Congress of Depressive Disorders.