68%) non-vulnerable cases that did not have any indication of major depression
For example, they found that both bereavement and major depression
are especially prevalent in young people who have past individual or familial histories of depression, poor social support systems, and poor physical health.
Major Finding: Compared with people who have acute major depression
, people with dysthymic disorder were more likely to receive Social Security disability (5% vs.
Although some emerging agents will gain share, drug developers will continue to face significant obstacles in the major depression
consists of recurrent bouts of helplessness, hopelessness, and depressed mood.
More severe Bipolar Disorder II involves at least one episode of hypermania as well as an episode of major depression
In an essay written by Sigmund Freud in 1917, Freud explained melancholia, or major depression
, as a response to loss--either real loss, such as the death of a loved one, or symbolic loss, such as the failure to achieve an important goal.
In a recent US study of the mental health of homosexuals, it was found that gay/bisexual men had a more than three-fold increased risk of major depression
and a five-fold increased risk of panic disorder.
Sufferers of major depression
tend to have all or most of the following symptoms and may even experience chronic physical symptoms such as headaches, stomachaches, and muscle tension.
Among women who had experienced an episode of major depression
prior to taking the pill, a significantly larger proportion reported that premenstrual moods worsened with pill use than reported they improved (25% vs.
OTTAWA -- As many Canadians suffer from major depression
as from other leading chronic health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes or a thyroid problem, says a report recently released from the Canadian Community Health Survey.
adults will have major depression
in their lives and about 13 million Americans had an episode of major depression
in the last year.