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"Depressive personality disorder"

  1. Experts determine burnout and depression are closely linkedNews
    in the college's Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, studied over 5,000 school teachers, assessing the prevalence of depressive disorders in those experiencing burnout. Ultimately, discoveredRead more
  2. photo Should grief be called a psychiatric illness?Should grief be called a psychiatric illness?News
    guidelines would "specifically characterize bereavement as a depressive disorder," wrote Richard A. Friedman, M.D. in the New England Journal of Medicine last May. The new draft removes the "bereavementRead more
  3. photo Study: Psychiatrists now prescribing dangerous antidepressants for unhappy marriagesStudy: Psychiatrists now prescribing dangerous antidepressants for unhappy marriagesNews
    treatments have failed. A person with a binge-eating disorder often uses food to suppress negative emotions such as anxiety and depression. While antidepressants have proven their effectiveness in treatingRead more
  4. photo The powerful tool for beating <b>depression</b> you cannot ignoreThe powerful tool for beating depression you cannot ignoreNews
    is the people around a depressed person. For example, a 2013 study at the University of Michigan which looked at almost 5,000 American adults found that one's risk of major depression disorder was affectedRead more
  5. Eliminate Depression NaturallyNews
    or the blues while general dissatisfaction with life would be at the other. And yet, regardless of where a person is on that scale, there is a high probability that a doctor will prescribe anti-depressantsRead more
  6. Chromium, Depression and Food CravingsTreatment
    of chromium picolinate improved “major atypical depressive disorder” in 70% of the participants. The authors of that study noted chromium’s insulin sensitizing effect and an impact on serotonin concentrationsRead more
  7. photo Copper toxicity associated with <b>depression</b>, schizophrenia and other <b>disorders</b>Copper toxicity associated with depression, schizophrenia and other disordersNews
    . In the report (updated in 2001), Malter had taken note of the increase in depression, suicidal tendencies, ADD, aggressive behaviors and learning disabilities, among other disorders, and attributed the riseRead more
  8. photo Winter <b>depression</b> caused by more than seasonal affective <b>disorder</b>Winter depression caused by more than seasonal affective disorderNews
    in touch or makes future plans that gives them something to look forward to.By recognizing the causes ofbeyond seasonal affective disorder, individuals can help lighten a depressed mood or avoid feelingRead more
  9. photo <b>Depression</b> drug medical fraud: Vast majority prescribed dangerous mind-altering drugs don't even have <b>depression</b>Depression drug medical fraud: Vast majority prescribed dangerous mind-altering drugs don't even have depressionNews
    (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) do not display the classic symptoms of major depressive disorder, which is commonly known as clinical depression, according to a report published in the JournalRead more
  10. photo U.S. ranked third most '<b>depressed</b>' country in the worldU.S. ranked third most 'depressed' country in the worldNews
    , our country came in at third place in terms of unipolar depressive disorders; only India and China fared worse. These three countries are also the ones that have been affected the most by bipolarRead more

Depressive personality disorder


Depressive personality disorder (also known as melancholic personality disorder) is a controversial psychiatric diagnosis that denotes a personality disorder with depressive features.Originally included in the American Psychiatric Association's DSM-II, depressive personality disorder was removed from the DSM-III and DSM-III-R. Recently, it has been reconsidered for reinstatement as a diagnosis....More