retarded depression


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Noun1.retarded depression - a state of clinical depression in which the individual is lethargic and slow to initiate action
clinical depression, depressive disorder, depression - a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
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Essentially a retarded depression is a state of clinical depression in which the individual is lethargic rather than anxious and characterized by restlessness.
Fluoxetine is the only drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in USA for the treatment of depression in children and adolescents; it is 41 to 61% effective, has a remission rate of 23 to 41%, and is considered most effective for individuals with retarded depression (i.
Akinesia: a syndrome common to parkinsonism, retarded depression, and negative symptoms of schizophrenia.