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What is Major depressive episode?

What is Major depressive episode?

  • Major depressive episode: Episode of severe depression and related symptoms.
  • Major depressive episode: (psychiatry) a state of depression with all the classic symptoms (anhedonia and lethargy and sleep disturbance and despondency and morbid thoughts and feelings of worthlessness and sometimes attempted suicide) but with no known organic dysfunction.
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Major depressive episode: Introduction

Types of Major depressive episode:

Broader types of Major depressive episode:

What causes Major depressive episode?

Causes of Major depressive episode: see causes of Major depressive episode

What are the symptoms of Major depressive episode?

Symptoms of Major depressive episode: see symptoms of Major depressive episode

Major depressive episode: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Major depressive episode.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Major depressive episode.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Major depressive episode: Psychiatrist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Major depressive episode.
Treatments for Major depressive episode: see treatments for Major depressive episode
Research for Major depressive episode: see research for Major depressive episode

Name of Major depressive episode

Main name of condition: Major depressive episode

Major depressive episode: Related Conditions

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