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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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All in all, time may have come to define burnout as a depressive syndrome.
Additional exploration of the construct of masculine depression may allow us to further understand the large discrepancy in diagnostic rates between men and women by identifying individuals who present with an atypical depressive syndrome that is influenced by masculine gender role norms.
This was the first study to examine the association between late-onset depressive syndrome and conversion to dementia in Chinese older persons in Hong Kong.
Depressive syndrome was detected in about half of the cases, by the mini-GDS, whereas only a quarter of the patients benefited from a specific diagnosis and received an antidepressant treatment.
But there was no relationship between the different categories of glucose tolerance and PHQ score, the prevalence of any depressive syndrome or major depressive disorder, or the severity of depression, Dr.
Given the possibility of a depressive syndrome, gather further information to determine the duration of ongoing symptoms, and obtain answers to a short questionnaire (eg, the Beck Depression Inventory [BDI] (3) or the PHQ-9 (4)).
and his colleagues, these analyses found that the prevalence of depressive syndrome (i.
Adolescents who report both anxiety and depression along with other symptoms such as feeling sad, lonely, unloved, and worthless are considered to have depressive syndrome.
5,6] Ironically, although Freud initially called attention to the mental life of the child, it was Freudian psychoanalytic theory that posited the need for a well-developed conscience (superego) for a person to experience a true depressive syndrome.
In one of the latest studies, psychologist Marjorie Schuman of the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles and her colleagues report that people (like Joanne) with "an identified interest in chocolate" are more likely than others to be female (90 percent were women) and to have personality traits associated with a depressive syndrome called hysteroid dysphoria.
04 Affective Disorders (Characterized by disturbance of mood, accompanied by a full or partial manic or depressive syndrome.
Mc Glashan TH, Carpenter WT Jr: An investigation of the post-psychotic depressive syndrome.