endogenous depression


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Noun1.endogenous depression - a state of depression for which there is no apparent precipitating cause
clinical depression, depressive disorder, depression - a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
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It is often referred to as 'endogenous depression' which is roughly translated as a type of depression that comes from within, in contrast to depression that stems in response to external stressors.
Endogenous depression was a supposedly truer form of depression as a disorder and was more biologically based.
2.8 [+ or -] 3.1) and Newcastle endogenous depression diagnostic index rated 71.8% bipolar patients demonstrated depressed psychomotor activity than MDD patients (41%).
The thyrotropin response to thyrotropin-releasing hormone in endogenous depression. Psychoneuroendocrinology 1981;6:189-212.
In contrast, endogenous depression is a phenomenon that involves an individual experiencing depression in the absence of a specific event or variable that should cause unhappy feelings.
Endogenous depression according to Fred Worshofsky, is 'often hereditary; the suicide risk is greatest.' The late Dr.
To explore potential endogeneity of depression in the PA equation(s), we estimated several alternative models with such reverse causality, including the ordered probit model for PA with binary endogenous depression (switching and treatment), as well as a binary probit for PA with binary depression treatment (Online Tables A4-A6).
The two symptoms which are characteristic of endogenous depression, early morning insomnia and diurnal variation of mood were not found in patients with schizophrenia who had depression.
It most closely approximates pre-DSM-DI "endogenous depression" and can involve 1) greater genetic loading' and 2) structural and functional abnormalities in frontostriatal pathways(6), (7)

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