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major depression

[′mā·jər di′presh·ən]
(psychology)
A type of affective disorder characterized by major episodes of depression without intervening manic episodes.
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However, a double-blind, randomised clinical trial (3) of testosterone replacement versus placebo in 30 men with major depressive disorder and hypogonadism found that testosterone replacement was indistinguishable from placebo with regard to antidepressive efficacy.
Top down" studies approach the child through the parents with a diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder.
A review of the Major Depressive Disorder products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
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.
1-fold increased risk of a history of a suicide attempt, while major depressive disorder was independently associated with a 2.
The efficacy of Valdoxan(R)in major depressive disorder (MDD) has been shown in several clinical trials within the international development programme.
LOUIS -- Patients with major depressive disorders should be screened for comorbid anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social phobia, posttraumatic stress disorder, and general anxiety disorder, Dr.
They found that 34% of 113 women who were abused as children developed major depressive disorder, compared with 18% of 6 women who were abused as adolescents and 17% of 51 women who were not abused.
Post-stroke patients who are also depressed, particularly those with major depressive disorder, are less compliant with rehabilitation, more irritable and demanding, and may experience personality change.
Separately, data on levomilnacipran, an investigational agent for the treatment of adults with major depressive disorder (MDD), includes additional analyses of Phase III trial results.
NRX-1074, a next-generation, orally bioavailable drug candidate, is in Phase 2 clinical development in major depressive disorder.
Brintellix (vortioxetine) to treat adults with major depressive disorder is approved by the U.

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