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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Depression prevention

Only a qualified psychologist can give recommendations for the prevention of depression that would help a particular person. At the consultation, a specialist will hold a conversation, make a psychodiagnostic examination and offer advice and recommendations to…

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Biochemistry of unhappiness

Many neurobiological theories of the onset of depression rely on the lack of various neurotransmitters - chemicals through which arousal is transmitted from one nerve cell in the brain to another.        Between the processes of neurons - nerve…

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