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Mental depression

Mental depression: Introduction

Mental depression: A condition which is characterized by feelings of sadness, disrepair and discouragement. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Mental depression, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Mental depression

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Causes of Types of Mental depression:

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Mental depression: Symptom Checker

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Mental depression Treatments

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Medications or substances causing Mental depression:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Mental depression as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Mental depression: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Mental depression may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Mental depression

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Mental depression: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Mental 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 more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because 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 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, 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 possibilities, such as benign essential tremor, which 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 indeed 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 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 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 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 disorders may worsen more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Mental depression

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Mental depression: Related Rare Diseases

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Mental depression: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Mental depression

The list below shows some of the causes of Mental depression mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Mental depression?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Mental depression. Of the 18 causes of Mental depression that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 17 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Mental depression:

The following list of conditions have 'Mental depression' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Mental depression:

The following list of medical conditions have Mental depression or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Mental depression Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Mental depression based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Mental depression:

    Medical Conditions associated with Mental depression:

    Depressive symptoms (629 causes), Emotional symptoms (2080 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes), Mood symptoms (763 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

    Symptoms related to Mental depression:

    Depressive symptoms (629 causes), Fatigue (3235 causes), Loss of interest (1 cause), Major depressive disorder, Dysthmia, Bipolar disorder, Cyclothymia (4 causes), Bulimia nervosa (3 causes), Anorexia nervosa, Schizoaffective disorder, Seasonal affective disorder, Adjustment disorder, Depressive disorder not otherwise specified, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease (2 causes), Pseudodementia

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Mental depression

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