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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There is the agitated depression syndrome -"when we treat the depression, the agitation goes away too."
Patients with anxiety or agitated depression may report an increase in psychomotor activity, but this is usually characterized more by restlessness and wandering, and not by a true increase in activity.
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.
One had delirium and dementia (5.2%), one had agitated depression (5.2%), and one had headache (5.2%).
Michael was taken back to the mental health unit and after being diagnosed with agitated depression, he was given medication.