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Related to Major Depressive Disorder: major depressive episode, generalized anxiety disorder

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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escitalopram on sexual functioning in adults with well-treated major depressive disorder experiencing SSRI-induced sexual dysfunction.
[6.] Major Depressive Disorder Working Group of the Psychiatric GWAS Consortium, Ripke S, Wray NR, Lewis CM, Hamilton SP, Weissman MM, Breen G, et al.
Of 85,758 individuals from the NHID who maintained an address within the same districts in Seoul during the study period, only those who underwent health examinations between 1 January 2002 and 31 December 2007, 15-79 years of age, and without major depressive disorder between 1 January 2002 and 31 December 2007 were included.
Conclusion: Lipid profile parameters in patients suffering MDD are varied as compared to healthy controls, thus highlighting the screening of coronary heart disease risk factors like lipid profile in patients of major depressive disorder.
* The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Major Depressive Disorder
Demographic, clinical and social variables were compared in subjects with lifetime PTSD, major depressive disorder and anxiety disorder The t-test was used for continuous variables and the chi-square test was used for categorical variables.
However, despite improving trends in mental health care and use, many soldiers meeting the criteria for PTSD or major depressive disorder still do not access the care they need.
Washington, August 12 ( ANI ): Scientists have identified the five psychiatric disorders, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, schizophrenia, autism and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), share a common genetic link.
If you experience migraine headaches or major depressive disorder, you should know about a recent study that suggests that migraine sufferers are at significant risk for major depressive disorder, and to a lesser extent, that people with major depressive disorder may be at increased risk for migraines.
* Blood test may be able to diagnose major depressive disorder. According to a study published in Molecular Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital researchers, working with Ridge Diagnostics, have developed a blood test that helps to diagnose major depressive disorder (MDD).

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