agitated depression


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agitated depression

[¦a·jə‚tād·əd də′presh·ən]
(psychology)
A depressive disorder that includes loss of pleasurable feelings, physical and emotional overactivity, weight loss, and insomnia.
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Some of the negative effects already, documented include agitated depression (that can lead to suicide); agitation, extreme restlessness, and muscle spasm; sexual problems (affecting sexual desire, arousal and orgasm); effects on pregnancy, and newborns (such as birth defects and withdrawal symptoms at birth); gastro-intestinal problems, such as stomach pain, dry, mouth, nausea, vomiting, weight loss or weight gain.
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