Atypical depression: Introduction
Atypical depression: AD is a subtype of dysthymia and Major Depression characterized by mood reactivity - being able to experience improved mood in response to positive events.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Atypical depression is available below.
Symptoms of Atypical depression
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symptoms of Atypical depression
Treatments for Atypical depression
- Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) are superior to tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) for the treatment of atypical depression
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Atypical depression:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Atypical depression?
Atypical depression: Related Patient Stories
Causes of Atypical depression
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Atypical depression: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Atypical depression
Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of
medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present
in a variety of different...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was...read more »
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's,
whereas there...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or ...read more »
Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that
any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease.
The reality is that there are various possibilities...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some...read more »
Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic
disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years,...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression or ...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders ...read more »
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Atypical depression: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Atypical depression
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Atypical depression: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Atypical depression
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Atypical depression: Broader Related Topics
Types of Atypical depression
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