major depressive episode

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major depressive episode n.

major depressive episode n.

PS68. A retrospective study for predictors of bipolar disorder with a major depressive episode

Epidemiological and Clinical Characterization Following a First Psychotic Episode in Major Depressive Disorder: Comparisons With Schizophrenia and Bipolar I Disorder in the Cavan-Monaghan First Episode Psychosis Study (CAMFEPS)

Downward Social Mobility and Major Depressive Episodes Among Latino and Asian-American Immigrants to the United States

Association of X-box binding protein 1 (XBP1) genotype with morning cortisol and 1-year clinical course after a major depressive episode

A subtle grey-matter increase in first-episode, drug-naive major depressive disorder with panic disorder after 6 weeks' duloxetine therapy

Comparison of unlimited numbers of rapid transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and ECT treatment sessions in major depressive episode

Major depressive episode and physical health in adolescents and young adults: results from a population-based interview survey

The association of asthma and wheezing with major depressive episodes: an analysis of 245 727 women and men from 57 countries

Residential mobility and risk of major depressive episode among adolescents in the National Survey on Drug Use and Health

PS166. Relationship of Hippocampal asymmetry and cognitive function in first-episode drug naïve major depressive disorder

PS192. A study of tryptophan, kynurenine and serotonin transporter in first-episode, drug-naïve patients with major depressive disorder

PS66. The protective effects of hypomanic symptoms in a major depressive episode on suicide attempt in bipolar disorder

PS76. Effect of antidepressant therapy on white matter in patients with first-episode major depressive disorder

PS169. Disruption of relationship between serotonin transporter and hippocampal volumes in first-episode drug-naïve major depressive disorder

PS184. Biophysical Alterations of the Brain in First-Episode, Drug-Naïve Patients with Major Depressive Disorder: A Magnetization Transfer Imaging Study

Serum Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factors in Taiwanese Patients with Drug-Naïve First-Episode Major Depressive Disorder: Effects of Antidepressants


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A mood episode, lasting at least two weeks, characterized by five or more of the following symptoms, including at least one of the first two, for at least two weeks: depressed mood or depression most of the day, almost every day (possibly manifested as irritability in children and adolescents); markedly diminished interest or pleasure in almost all activities for most of the day; loss of appetite or a marked increase in appetite almost every day, leading to significant weight loss or gain; insomnia (especially middle or terminal insomnia) or hypersomnia; psychomotor agitation (manifested by such behaviour as hand-wringing) or psychomotor retardation (manifested by slowness of movement or speech); fatigue or loss of energy (asthenia); feelings of worthlessness or excessive or inappropriate guilt; indecisiveness or diminished ability to think or concentrate; recurrent thoughts of death or suicide. At some time in their lives, 5–10 per cent of men and 10–20 per cent of women in the US, the UK, and comparable industrialized countries experience a major depressive episode.

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