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Major depressive disorder

Major depressive disorder: Introduction

Major depressive disorder: A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of a major episode of depression. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Major depressive disorder is available below.

Symptoms of Major depressive disorder

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Major depressive disorder?

Major depressive disorder: Complications

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Causes of Major depressive disorder

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Disease Topics Related To Major depressive disorder

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Major depressive disorder: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Major depressive disorder

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...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....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 are many other less severe...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 ...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 adults can...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help...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 a delayed diagnosis. See ...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...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these anxiety...read more »

Major depressive disorder: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Major depressive disorder

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Major depressive disorder: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Major depressive disorder

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Research about Major depressive disorder

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Clinical Trials for Major depressive disorder

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Major depressive disorder: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Major depressive disorder

  1. Major depressive disorder: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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