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Atypical depression

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

Treatments for Atypical depression

  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) are superior to tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) for the treatment of atypical depression
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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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 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 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 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 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 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. 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, more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be 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 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 more »

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

Atypical depression: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Atypical depression

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Atypical depression: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Atypical depression

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Atypical depression: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Atypical depression

  1. Atypical depression: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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