The term depression is often used to describe the temporary sadness, loneliness or "blues" that almost everyone feels from time to time.
Although depression has long been a diagnosis made for adults, it has become increasingly prevalent in the youth of today.
In severe depressions, the tricyclics prove to be a bit more effective than the new drugs.
In some severe depressions a syndrome called pseudodementia is encountered.
These findings could mean that there are endogenous depressions
that, once started, just keep perking along without significant environmental stress," holds Myrna M.
Through research in animals and humans, we will learn even more about mental disorders such as depression
, manic-depressive illness, schizophrenia, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
The research presented was conducted at the Depression
Clinical and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
That same combination is sometimes used in unipolar depressions
that do not respond to antidepressant medications alone.
Kripke of the University of California, San Diego, bright light benefited 25 male veterans hospitalized for severe, nonseasonal depression
Furthermore, the data showed olanzapine combined with fluoxetine (olanzapine/fluoxetine combination or OFC) demonstrated a rapid, robust antidepressant effect and further improvement in the symptoms of bipolar depression
Talking with a trained therapist can also be effective in treating certain depressions
, particularly those that are less severe.
For eight years, psychiatrists have studied small groups of people suffering from depressions
that recur in either winter or summer.