subthreshold

subthreshold

(sʌbˈθrɛʃhəʊld)
adj
(of a stimulus) not powerful enough to produce a response
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Disturbed sleep is a prevalent symptom in anxiety disorders and a key diagnosis criterion for subthreshold and generalised anxiety disorders (GAD)(2).
animals were subjected to "subthreshold" experiments - resulting in less distress or pain than the insertion a hypodermic needle would cause.
We also argued that subthreshold hypomania is the rule and not the exception in bipolar II disorder, that antidepressant monotherapy rarely causes manic switches but is more likely to worsen depression, and that although antidepressant monotherapy usually destabilizes bipolar illness, antidepressants can be helpful when combined with mood stabilizers.
No such tool currently exists, but in the meantime, "women at risk may be identified by targeting those with histories of depression, subthreshold depressive symptoms, and certain sociodemographic factors (i.e., economically disadvantaged, single/young, unplanned pregnancy)." The counseling interventions shown to be effective in preventing perinatal depression - cognitive-behavioral therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy - require education and training outside the time limitations and expertise of many clinicians providing obstetric care, she noted.
(16,17,18) The adverse effects of CL and SP-PDT have prompted studies in recent years on the safety and efficacy of subthreshold micropulse laser (SML), verteporfin PDT with different parameters (half-dose [HD] or half-fluence [HF]), glucocorticoid antagonists, mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) antagonists, and anti-VEGF agents (Figure 1).
Centre representatives unveiled the discovery and findings from 20 cases - with type 2 and subthreshold bipolar disorder - in patients who have four or more mood changes in a year (rapid cycling).
Specific low-voltage and low-power circuit techniques, such as charge pumps, bulk terminal biasing, bulk terminal input, subthreshold operation, etc.
However, depression can vary in severity, from mild to severe, and can also present at a subthreshold level, defined as at least one key symptom of depression; this is not enough to meet the full criteria but can still be distressing and disabling.
28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Subthreshold phototherapy during birth hospitalization is associated with reduced readmission for phototherapy, according to a study published online Feb.
Laser for RAM has been reported using yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG), conventional photocoagulation (argon or krypton), and subthreshold treatment using infrared diode [5].
The emerging psychopathological challenge of ASD, particularly in the case of subthreshold, is that it may remain undiagnosed until adulthood or misdiagnosed because of other overlapping mental disorders; sometimes, in fact, ASD remains unrecognized even after the onset of these latter.
In 1997, subthreshold micropulse photocoagulation was posited for the treatment of DME [8] and has since demonstrated efficacy in several studies [8-18].