psychotic depression

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Related to psychotic depression: Psychotic disorder, Psychotic episode
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Noun1.psychotic depression - a state of depression so severe that the person loses contact with reality and suffers a variety of functional impairments
clinical depression, depressive disorder, depression - a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
neurotic depression - a term used for any state of depression that is not psychotic
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This may happen in, but is not limited to schizophrenia, dementia, severe psychotic depression or psychotic bipolar illness.
A double-blind randomized controlled trial of olanzapine plus sertraline vs olanzapine plus placebo for psychotic depression: the study of pharmacotherapy of psychotic depression (STOP-PD).
6-fold increased risk for psychotic depression and a whopping 7.
Consultant psychiatrist Dr Stephen Monks diagnosed Redmond as suffering from psychotic depression.
Nowadays, it is known that this syndrome may be secondary to many conditions such as psychotic depression [8-11], schizophrenia [3], bipolar disorder [12, 13], dementia [14], cerebral neoplasm [15], cerebral hemorrhage [16], and use of psychoactive substances [17], among other neuropsychiatric conditions.
However, they are of particular diagnostic importance in psychotic disorders including schizophrenia, paraphrenia, manic episodes of bipolar disorder, and psychotic depression.
Methodologically comprehensive work from Finland (illustrated in Figure 1) has shown that the spectrum of psychotic disorders (including schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, schizophreniform disorder, delusional disorder, psychotic disorder NOS, brief psychotic disorder, psychotic depression, psychotic bipolar disorder, substance-induced psychotic disorder, psychotic disorder due to a medical condition), whilst largely ignored in research, is much broader than the diagnosis of schizophrenia alone.
As much as 50-80% of women suffer from baby blues after birth, and some women develop postpartum depression the severity of which may range from minor symptoms to psychotic depression.
5m for the same period in 2012 due to the expansion of its phase 3 trial of mifepristone for psychotic depression and the development of its next-generation selective GR-II antagonists.
Most of the people Nat saw in the local mental health center in Kentucky had been diagnosed with "neurotic" disorders, plus depression, anxiety, and to a lesser degree, psychotic depression.