Participants with major depression
experienced an average of 22.1 war traumas compared with 17.9 for those without this diagnosis [[tau](122) =-3.62, p[less than].001].
Independent of other predictors, parental major depression
and proband mania predicted major depression
in girls with ADHD, Dr.
"Grip strength may provide a useful indicator of cognitive impairment in people with major depression
and bipolar disorder," the authors write.
A physician who misdiagnoses bipolar disorder as major depression
could inadvertently trigger a manic episode by prescribing an antidepressant without a safeguard mood stabilizing drug.
About a third (30%) of subjects scored 10 or more on the PHQ-9, which indicated moderate to major depression
; 15% were considered to have major depression
, and 18% minor depression.
Four percent of women reported major depression
, compared with 2.7% of men.
In a group the same size with eating disorders, major depression
, or bipolar disorder, the researchers would expect to see fewer than the two completed suicides that they report among their BDD patients.
Women beginning menopause are more likely to develop new-onset major depression
than are women the same age who are not yet making the transition to menopause, reported Dr.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Results of two small imaging studies of brain structure and function in children with major depression
support the concept of a biologic basis for depression, Dr.
BALTIMORE -- Intermittent treatment with fluoxetine each month can greatly ease a woman's premenstrual dysphoric disorder--but can mean undertreatment if she has major depression
Two serious types of clinical depression are major depression
and bipolar disorder.
Antidepressant use prevalence among women with major depression
and minor depression were 32.4 and 20.0 percent, respectively.