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Depressive illnesses

Introduction: Depressive illnesses

Description of Depressive illnesses

Depressive illnesses (medical condition): Depression or its various related conditions....more »

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Depressive disorders:
  »Introduction: Depressive disorders
  »Symptoms of Depressive disorders
  »Causes of Depressive disorders
  »Treatments for Depressive disorders

Depressive illnesses: Related Topics

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Depressive illnesses as a Disease

Depressive illnesses: Another name for Depressive disorders (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Depressive disorders
  »Symptoms of Depressive disorders
  »Causes of Depressive disorders
  »Treatments for Depressive disorders

Depressive illnesses: Related Diseases

Depressive illnesses: Depressive illnesses is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Depressive illnesses

Some of the causes of Depressive illnesses are included in the list below:

  • Familial
  • Psychological - Stressful events, as perceived by the individual - job loss, relationship failure, identity change, natural disaster, learned helplessness and hopelessness, extreme feelings, negative thinking patterns.
  • Social- Environment influences the disorder 60-80% of the time
  • Marital problems - in women it can cause depression because they value intimate relationships so much; for men they may withdraw from the relationship
  • Parenting styles

Symptoms of Depressive illnesses (Depressive disorders)

Some of the symptoms of Depressive illnesses incude:

Treatments for Depressive illnesses (Depressive disorders)

Treatments for Depressive illnesses (Depressive disorders) include:

Treatment of Depressive illnesses: For more treatment information about Depressive illnesses, see treatment of Depressive disorders (Depressive illnesses)

Depressive illnesses: Article Excerpts about Depressive disorders

A depressive disorder is an illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts. It affects the... (Source: excerpt from Depression: NIMH)

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