depressive neurosis


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depressive neurosis

[di¦pres·iv nu̇′rō·səs]
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Presumptive conditions for former POWs, regardless of the length of captivity and if manifested to 10% or more after discharge or release from active military, naval, or air service include: psychosis, dysthymic disorder (depressive neurosis), posttraumatic osteoarthritis, any of the anxiety states, and cold injury.
The third and final validation method was to check the performance of the EBAS DEP in the prediction of an AGECAT stage 1 diagnosis of depressive psychosis or depressive neurosis at a confidence level of 3 or greater(25).
There is a higher incidence of psychosis and a lower incidence of depressive neurosis among psychiatric patients who abuse caffeine (Winstead, 1976).