Depressive-disorder Sentence Examples
A small minority of people who develop symptoms suggestive of CFS have an underlying anxiety or depressive disorder.
Addition of omega-3 fatty acid to maintenance medication treatment for recurrent unipolar depressive disorder.
For instance if an individual is having episodes of clinical depression but never has periods of mania, that would be categorized as a depressive or major depressive disorder.
When someone has depression along with periods of previous or current mania than the individual is diagnosed with bipolar disorder or manic depressive disorder.
It's an extensive issue; too long to cover here but to learn more about bipolar disorder and or manic depressive disorder you can read the DSM-IV.Advertisement
Additionally, the first version was missing certain important diagnostic criteria for Major Depressive Disorder found in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR).
Major Depressive Disorder affects 6.7 percent of people in the U.S., and this works out to 14.8 million adults.
In some cases, a physician may prescribe Trazodone as a sleep aid; but, its primary function is to treat a depressive disorder.
Major depressive disorder may be treated with antidepressants, psychotherapy (supportive counseling or "talk therapy"), or a combination of both.
Major depressive disorder is a moderate to severe episode of depression lasting two or more weeks.Advertisement
Women are twice as likely to suffer from a depressive disorder than men; approximately 12.4 million American women and 6.4 million men deal with depression.
Although periods of adjustment disorder usually resolve themselves, occasionally they may evolve into a major depressive disorder.
Common red flags that children may be experiencing a depressive disorder include a sudden decline in grades and/or disinterest in schoolwork, avoidance of friends, loss of interest in extracurricular activities, and withdrawal from family.
As of 2004, fluoxetine was the only SSRI (and the only antidepressant drug) approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in children and adolescents with major depressive disorder.
Psychomotor agitation-Disturbed physical and mental processes (e.g., fidgeting, wringing of hands, racing thoughts); a symptom of major depressive disorder.Advertisement
Although there are no medications specifically for self-mutilation, antidepressants are often given, particularly if the patient meets the diagnostic criteria for a depressive disorder.
It should be again noted that the only drug that has received approval for use in children with major depressive disorder is fluoxetine (Prozac).
Additionally, some studies suggest that mothers with a depressive disorder are more likely to have children that develop ODD.