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Reactive depression

Reactive depression: Introduction

Reactive depression: When a person loses a loved one, when a marriage breaks down, when there is financial loss, for a few weeks or even a few months a person could be feel low, show a loss of initiative and little interest in his daily routine. This feeling fades and the person returns to normal routines and outlook after that. This type of depression is associated with grief or loss and is temporary. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Reactive depression is available below.

Symptoms of Reactive depression

Treatments for Reactive depression

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy and /or interpersonal therapy are effective in treating this type of depression
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Reactive depression?

Causes of Reactive depression

  • When a person loses a loved one
  • Marriage break up
  • Financial loss
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Reactive depression: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Reactive depression

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult 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, 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 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 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. 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. 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 misdiagnosis more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe 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 more »

Reactive depression: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Reactive depression

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Reactive depression: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Reactive depression

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Prognosis for Reactive depression

Prognosis for Reactive depression: This type of depression is not actually severe, due to the fact that depressive person may be relieved when engaged back in particular interests.

Research about Reactive depression

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Reactive depression: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Reactive depression

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

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