depression

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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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A gender analysis of the study of pharmacotherapy of psychotic depression (STOP-PD): gender and age as predictors of response and treatment-associated changes in body mass index and metabolic measures.
of Massachusetts Medical School) presents a much-needed guide for clinicians, researchers, nurses, social workers, and students to the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of psychotic depression, a common yet often missed psychiatric condition.
Recommended medical treatment of psychotic depression is mainly the use of antidepressant medication.
Mrs Davies was diagnosed as suffering from psychotic depression and although she received treatment she did not "engage with the mental health team in a meaningful way".
Michelle suffers from psychotic depression, she is a serious self-harmer and regularly cuts herself with razors.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Results from the first large double-blind trials of an antiglucocorticoid agent for the treatment of psychotic depression suggest that subsets of patients may respond to mifepristone therapy, Dr.
He also knew she was well into a psychotic depression episode and left her alone.
The three cases that represented higher levels of severity (PTSD, psychotic depression, and borderline personality disorder) showed a significant preference for psychiatrists over psychologists, with counselors rating a distant third.
A stronger relation was found between low cobalamin levels and poor cognitive functioning in the older subjects with psychotic depression [30, 46, 48].
Richard's descent happens dramatically; he falls first into the darkness of manic-depressive behaviors and later into full-blown psychotic depression.