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
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symptoms of Major depressive disorder
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Major depressive disorder:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Major depressive disorder?
Major depressive disorder: Complications
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Causes of Major depressive disorder
Read more about causes of Major depressive disorder.
Disease Topics Related To Major depressive disorder
Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Major depressive disorder:
Major depressive disorder: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
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...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 are many other...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 Alzheimer's disease,
it...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 remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly...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 be overlooked....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 »
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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.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Major depressive disorder include:
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Clinical Trials for Major depressive disorder
Major depressive disorder: Broader Related Topics
Types of Major depressive disorder
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