Depressive Disorders Articles

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  • Additional Specifiers of Bipolar Disorder & Depression
    Bipolar Disorder with Mixed Features (see link). Bipolar Disorder or Depression with Anxious Distress. This specifier is applied when a person has noticeable symptoms of nervousness/anxiety during a mood episode. ...
  • Mixed Features Specifier of Bipolar Disorder & Depression
    "With mixed features" is a specifier that can be added to either major depressive disorder or bipolar I or II disorder, and it applies when a person experiences both symptoms of depressed mood and mania ...
  • Depressive Disorder with Seasonal Pattern
    This refers to a sub specifier under Depressive Disorders. The specifier “with seasonal pattern” can be applied to the pattern of major depressive episodes within the diagnosis major depressive disorder, recurrent. The essential feature is the onset ...
  • Symptoms of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
    The defining characteristics of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is the expression of mood lability, irritability, dysphoria and anxiety symptoms that occur repeatedly ...
  • Symptoms of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
    The defining characteristic of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) in children is a chronic, severe and persistent irritability. This irritability is ...
  • Bipolar Disorder Symptoms
    Bipolar disorder (also known as "manic depression") is a disorder that is often not recognized or misdiagnosed as simply depression by the patient, relatives, friends, and even physicians. An early sign of bipolar disorder ...