As previously emphasized, depressive syndromes
have long been related to the experience of unresolvable (occupational) stress and understood within the framework of the interaction between the individual and his/her social environment.
Subjects were classified as having depressive syndrome
if they met all the criteria for major depressive disorder, except that the depression could have been caused by alcohol or other drug use or another illness.
Case 2: a 72-year-old man with a depressive syndrome
for over 2 years was admitted with a decrease in the level of consciousness.
The depressive syndrome
in patients with HIV typically does not precede the diagnosis of HIV.
These symptoms are characteristic of depressive syndrome
but are rare in dementias such as Alzheimer's disease, he said.
In multivariate analyses, higher body mass index and current receipt of depression treatment significantly increased the risk of having any depressive syndrome
, but this risk was not increased within any category of glucose tolerance.
2] However, despite its high prevalence, primary care physicians fail to diagnose major depressive syndrome
in their patients up to 50% of the time.
3] The authors emphasize the need to give strong consideration to depression in the differential diagnosis of chronic headache; they also point out that some headache treatments may mask or aggravate the depressive syndrome
Sleep disorders, hallucinations and depressive syndromes
His works can be considered one of the main representatives of the idea that the depressive syndromes
associated with stroke may not be "true" depressions, but a completely different category from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) that would be associated with the patients' adjustment to changes in their living conditions (14).
are among the most common causes of ill health, premature death, loss of productivity and capacity for work.
For example, Paula Clayton and colleagues published a series of studies in the 1970s documenting the high prevalence of major depressive syndromes
occurring during bereavement.