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depressive

di pre siv

  • n  someone suffering psychological depression

  • KAY JAMISON: Using her history of manic-depressive illness to understand and help other victims.
  • To be diagnosed with major depressive disorder today, you need have only five symptoms for two weeks, which can include such common problems as depressed mood, weight gain .
  • The sun, the earth's own star, is mildly manic-depressive, passing from quiet to excitement on a roughly eleven-year cycle.
News & Articles

  • Postmenopausal Depression & Weight Gain Linked to Chronic Disease
    Researchers have made a connection between postmenopausal women who use antidepressant medication and suffer from depression, a large waist circumference, and inflammation with an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. In the study, published in the American Journal of Public Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School researchers investigated whether elevated depressive ...
    June 15, 2013 - Psych Central
  • Cognitive behavior therapy or drugs for patients with depression? A brain scan could tell
    A biomarker could cut the trial-and-error of finding a patient's best therapy. A brain scan could one day help doctors prescribe the best treatment to patients with major depressive disorder. In JAMA Psychiatry on Wednesday, researchers describe how a PET scan can reveal whether a patient will respond better to drugs or cognitive behavior therapy. [...]
    June 14, 2013 - MedCity News
  • Brain Scans Predict Treatment Outcome in Depression Patients
    A biomarker could cut the trial-and-error of finding a patient’s best therapy. A brain scan could one day help doctors prescribe the best treatment to patients with major depressive disorder. In JAMA Psychiatry on Wednesday , researchers describe how a PET scan can reveal whether a patient will respond better to drugs or cognitive behavior therapy. This could have a “significant health and ...
    June 12, 2013 - Technology Review
Quotes

  • Paul Giamatti in 680 News
    As if those weren't enough personal issues for one founding father, Giamatti adds that Adams was "neurotic and he was depressive. And he was a hypochondriac. He would have complete collapses, and it was never entirely clear what was wrong with him."
  • Alan Blinder in The Miami Herald
    Markets are manic depressive, and they're really in a depressed state right now,said Alan Blinder, a former Fed vice chairman, now a Princeton University economics professor. "I thought for at least one day, wrongly, that this (rate cut)...
  • Mel Gibson in Sydney Morning Herald
    I had really good highs but some very low lows,Gibson said. "I found out recently I'm manic depressive."

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