Depression prevalence

The risk of developing depression for each individual person in a lifetime is approximately 20%. According to scientists, this is due to the processes of urbanization, a multitude of stressful events awaiting a modern person literally at every step,…

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Cognitive psychotherapy for depression

Every year, 15% of adults aged 18 to 74 years experience decreased mood, unwillingness to communicate, apathy, sleep disturbances and anxiety. It is with depression that 75% of all visits to psychiatrists and psychotherapists are associated .        There are two…

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Development and course of depression

The duration of an episode of depression is an important diagnostic criterion. Typically, a depressive disorder lasts at least 2 weeks, and a major depressive episode lasts at least 2 years.           According to some researchers, clinically expressed depressive disorders take on a chronic course in 1/3…

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Depression masks

With the introduction of antidepressants into medical practice, the course and prognosis of depression has changed, and the number of erased, masked depressions has increased .       The latent course of depression, the tendency to hide under the guise of…

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