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Major Depressive Disorder by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 11:55pm I am a person, a unique complex individual. My diagnosis does not define who I am. It only describes some of the things that I experience. Major depressive disorder is one way to describe how I feel and relate to myself, others and the world. Don't ever call me by my mental illness. I always have a name and a face. Although I des ... Read on »
Depression Major Depressive Disorder by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 May 2009 10:10pm 1 Comment Depression: Major Depressive Disorder - The scales of depression - Tomorrow will be a better day. I hope - The story in the picture - Depression versus depression - The symptoms of my depression - The wall - A depression cure? - How to make depression worse - Suicide - Keeping the monster quiet - PBS's depressions spec ... Read on »
Major Depressive Episode DSM Criteria Major Depressive Disorder by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 06 Mar 2009 2:11pm Major Depressive Disorder features one or more major depressive episodes that last at least two weeks in length. Major Depressive Episode A) Five (or more) of the following symptoms have been present during the same 2-week period and represent a change from previous functioning; at least one of the symptoms is either (1) depressed mood ... Read on »
All About Depression - NIMH Article by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Dec 2009 1:29pm What Is Depression? Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad, but these feelings are usually fleeting and pass within a couple of days. When a person has a depressive disorder, it interferes with daily life, normal functioning, and causes pain for both the person with the disorder and those who care about him or her. Depression is a com ... Read on »
FDA Approves Viibryd to Treat Major Depressive Disorder by Medline Plus Posted Mon 24 Jan 2011 12:55pm FDA approves Viibryd to treat major depressive disorder The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Viibryd tablets (vilazodone hydrochloride) to treat major depressive disorder in adults.  Major depressive disorder, also called major depression, is characterized by symptoms that interfere with a person's ability ... Read on »
FDA Approves Viibryd to Treat Major Depressive Disorder by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Sat 22 Jan 2011 12:00am /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Viibryd tablets (vilazodone hydrochloride) to treat major depressive disorder in adults. Major depressive disorder, also called major depression, is characterized by symptoms that interfere with a person's ability to work, sleep, study, eat, and enjoy once-pleasurable ... Read on »
Major Depressive Disorder Symptoms by rajesh moganti Posted Mon 24 Jan 2011 5:48am Major depressive disorder sufferers would typically be having an unhappy or down-in- the-dumps mood or losses of interests or pleasures in day-to-day goings-on persisting for a minimum of a fortnight. Such mood should correspond to a variation from the individual’s regular mood. Vital performance or operation (socially, occupationally, educatio ... Read on »
Re: Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) by Jeff W. Medical Student Posted Wed 13 Apr 2011 9:36pm This morning I posted the following on my tumblr 1 account ( link to original post ): MDD is associated with a mortality rate of 15% — suicide. 50% of people with MDD receive no treatment. What other disease has a 15% mortality rate, yet we do so little to get them help?   It was subsequently reblogged by myvonne with he ... Read on »
National Depression Screening Day by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 12:00am Today is National Depression Screening Day, so I decided to re-post my post on Major Depression. I hope that you find it helpful and/or encouraging. I am a person, a unique complex individual. My diagnosis does not define who I am. It only describes some of the things that I experience. Major depressive disorder is one way to des ... Read on »
What is the difference between depression and Major Depressive Disorder? by David M. Posted Sun 08 Jul 2012 10:09pm Depression, Mood Disorder or Major Depressive disorder? Major Depressive Disorder is a specific diagnosable disorder listed in the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.)  Sometimes we use the term imprecisely to refer to both the common sense feeling of sadness and a series of specific mental disorders that we profe ... Read on »