depressive disorder


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Noun1.depressive disorder - a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
affective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance, major affective disorder - any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant
agitated depression - a state of clinical depression in which the person exhibits irritability and restlessness
anaclitic depression - severe and progressive depression in infants who lose their mother and do not get a suitable substitute
dysthymia, dysthymic depression - mild chronic depression; "I thought she had just been in a bad mood for thirty years, but the doctor called it dysthymia"
endogenous depression - a state of depression for which there is no apparent precipitating cause
exogenous depression, reactive depression - an inappropriate state of depression that is precipitated by events in the person's life (to be distinguished from normal grief)
major depressive episode - (psychiatry) a state of depression with all the classic symptoms (anhedonia and lethargy and sleep disturbance and despondency and morbid thoughts and feelings of worthlessness and sometimes attempted suicide) but with no known organic dysfunction
neurotic depression - a term used for any state of depression that is not psychotic
psychotic depression - a state of depression so severe that the person loses contact with reality and suffers a variety of functional impairments
retarded depression - a state of clinical depression in which the individual is lethargic and slow to initiate action
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PARIS--Young adults with treatment-resistant depression have more than double the risk of all cause mortality, compared with their peers with major depressive disorder that's not treatment resistant, Johan Reutfors, MD, PhD, reported at the annual congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
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Background: Impaired cognition is one of the most common core symptoms of depressive disorder.
An article reported in Translational Psychiatry adds more evidence to the association between higher omega-3 fatty acid intake and a lower risk of major depressive disorder (MDD).
Objective: To determine mean total cholesterol, high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels in patients suffering major depressive disorder and in healthy controls.

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