major depressive episode


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Noun1.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 dysfunctionmajor 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
psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology - the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
clinical depression, depressive disorder, depression - a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
involutional depression - a major depressive episode associated with the climacteric
unipolar depression - a major depressive episode that occurs without the manic phase that occurs in the classic form of bipolar disorder
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The correlation between substance abuse disorders and mental health issues continues to rise, according to the survey, as approximately 271,000 adolescents who reported having a substance abuse disorder suffered severe impairment from their major depressive episode.
6 million adolescents (aged 12-17 years) experienced a major depressive episode (MDE) at some point in the 12 months prior to taking it.
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The essential feature of a major depressive episode is a period of at least 2 weeks of depressed mood with abnormalities of neurovegetative functions (e.
22) The prevalence of major depressive episode and recurrent depressive disorder with current major depressive episode was 6%, while both adjustment disorder with depressed mood and dysthymic disorder was 6%.
Furthermore, the results of a 2012 study from Finnish researchers, "Overtime Work as a Predictor of a Major Depressive Episode," found that working overtime can significantly increase the likelihood of depression.

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