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Major Depressive Disorder (Patient Information)

Overview

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Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Major depressive disorder from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Substance/Medication-induced Depressive Disorder

Depressive Disorder due to a Medical Condition

Diagnosis

Diagnostic Criteria

History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

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Other Imaging Findings

Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

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ECT

Surgery

Primary Prevention

Secondary Prevention

Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy

Future or Investigational Therapies

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Case Studies

Case #1

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Mitra Chitsazan, M.D.[2] Aditya Govindavarjhulla, M.B.B.S. [3], Kiran Singh, M.D. [4]

Synonyms and Keywords: Major depression, Depression, Unipolar mood disorder, Unipolar depression, Major depressive episode

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Major depressive disorder from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic study of choice | History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Brain CT-Scan Findings | Brain MRI Findings | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Psychotherapy | ECT | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1