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depressive

Psychol tending to be subject to periods of depression
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CHICAGO -- A past psychiatric history, depressive disorder diagnosis, and current use of psychotropic medications were significantly associated with a higher potential for suicidal behavior.
The depressive or "mood" disorders most seen with adolescents are Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Dysthymic Disorder (DD) (Reynolds, 1992), and the specific diagnostic criteria for these are outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV; American Psychiatric Association, 1994).
Not nearly as prevalent as other forms of depressive disorders, bipolar disorder is characterized by cycling mood changes: severe highs (mania) and lows (depression).
In addition, over recent decades the risk of developing a depressive disorder appears to be increasing, and those experiencing depressive disorders appear to be manifesting symptoms at an earlier age (Birmaher et al.
The results for the ADRBI gene Ser49Gly polymorphism in the major depressive disorder and control groups were evaluated based on the size and number of fragments obtained by RFLP.
62%) reported onset before their FAP evaluation, and most of those with lifetime depressive disorders (77.
Clinical studies (13) have demonstrated HPG dysfunction among some men suffering from depressive disorders.
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.
Of the 231 women, 59 (26%) were found to have depressive disorders on the PRIME-MD or PHQ; 26 had major depressive disorder and 33 had other depressive disorders.
In a study that followed 99 children and 74 adolescents treated as inpatients for depressive disorders in 1980, one-third of these patients were diagnosed with a variety of affective, anxiety, and substance use disorders 15 years later.

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