unipolar depression


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Noun1.unipolar depression - a major depressive episode that occurs without the manic phase that occurs in the classic form of bipolar disorderunipolar depression - a major depressive episode that occurs without the manic phase that occurs in the classic form of bipolar disorder
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
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The answer, based upon a study of all 123,712 patients hospitalized for severe unipolar depression in Finland during 1987-2012, might come as a surprise.
Lithium has traditionally been prescribed mainly as third-line therapy in treatment-refractory patients for severe unipolar depression.
The relapse rates were similar in patients with unipolar depression and bipolar disorders.
3) Although more than one-third sought professional care within 1 year of symptom onset, 69% were misdiagnosed, principally with unipolar depression.
Unipolar depression was the third leading cause of disease burden worldwide in 2004; it was in eighth place in low-income countries, but first place in middle- and high-income countries.
The depressive phase, which is called "bipolar depression" and is distinct from the unipolar depression of major depressive disorder, can trigger thoughts of suicide (suicide ideation).
Non-adherence to depression treatment is a common clinical problem globally,' wrote Sohini Banerjee and Ravi Prasad Varma in their study about unipolar depression in India.
Most of all, depressive symptoms are the core presentations of both unipolar depression (that is major depressive disorder) and bipolar depression.
com writes about daylight saving time transitions and the incidence rate of unipolar depression episodes: aDaylight saving time transitions affect approximately 1.
Distinctions between bipolar and unipolar depression.
11) In other study it is found that quality of life level is lower in bipolar depression in comparison with unipolar depression (12) Level of depressive symptoms (13, 14) female gender (15) and time undiagnosed (16), have been put forward as predictors of worse quality of life in bipolar depression samples.
He jumps in by outlining common and less common pitfalls of adolescence including forms of peer pressure, garden variety stress, and comorbid mental health issues such as his own experience of bipolar mood disorder and the common comorbidities of unipolar depression and anxiety, which often present differently for people with ASD.