agitated depression


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agitated depression

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agitated melancholia

n
(Psychiatry) severe depression accompanied by extreme anxiety and agitation
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Noun1.agitated depression - a state of clinical depression in which the person exhibits irritability and restlessnessagitated depression - a state of clinical depression in which the person exhibits irritability and restlessness
clinical depression, depressive disorder, depression - a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
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Edwards discusses aspects of the early domestic novels as follows: dysphoria in The Man Within and It's a Battlefield; agitated depression in England Made Me; mania and psychosis in Brighton Rock; mania, seduction, and obsession in The Confidential Agent and Ministry of Fear; manic depression in The Power and the Glory; and delirious melancholia in The Heart of the Matter.
Other two patients had tremor and agitated depression or polyneuropathy
Depressive disorder has been variously subtyped in a wide variety of ways depending on its clinical features and presumed etiology: endogenous or reactive depression, organic or psychogenic depression, retarded or agitated depression, anxious depression, depression with psychotic symptoms, mixed depression, atypical depression, and so forth.
Michael was taken back to the mental health unit and after being diagnosed with agitated depression, he was given medication.