First part was consisted of personal data, Second part included 21 questions of Beck Depression Inventory Scale.
Results: Main result showed that the prevalence of depression among ER Physicians was 47%.
has been found to run in families (Rice, Harold, Thapar, November, 2002).
The cycle of pain that led to inactivity from which flowed anergy and mood depression
is a paradigm that has to be understood to give treatment regimens a sound therapeutic rationale.
Psychiatrists have taken the position that the apparent increase in the incidence of depression
is just a mirage--that this much depression
has always been present in the population; it is simply better diagnosis and the decreased stigma associated with our treatments that are responsible for the escalating numbers of reported depressed people.
According to market analyst Larry Kudlow, "[R]isk aversion is clearly sweeping through the markets, and bank requests for fresh money from the Federal Reserve are rising." In fact, reported Kudlow, on July 24th the economy "dodged a bullet" when "a threatened run on the banks -- on top of the plummeting stock market -- was halted." The prospect of a simultaneous market crash and bank run conjures up the specter that some market watchers have started to discuss, albeit in furtive whispers: another great depression
"These findings could mean that there are endogenous depressions
that, once started, just keep perking along without significant environmental stress," holds Myrna M.
Patients with mood disorders, also called affective disorders, suffer from depression
. In contrast to "the blues" that we all go through, a depressive episode is a true illness, often referred to as clinical depression
Kripke of the University of California, San Diego, bright light benefited 25 male veterans hospitalized for severe, nonseasonal depression
. The men stayed in a room illuminated with 1,600 watts of bright white light between 8 p.m.
may respond best to electro-convulsive therapy.
(just outside Washington, D.C.), 18 people reported symptoms of recurring winter depression
and three fulfilled criteria for summer depression
Bipolar disorder--which is also known as manic-depressive illness and will be called by both names throughout this publication--is a mental illness involving episodes of serious mania and depression
. The person's mood usually swings from overly "high" and irritable to sad and hopeless, and then back again, with periods of normal mood in between.