agitated depression


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a state of clinical depression in which the person exhibits irritability and restlessness

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Toward a validation of a new definition of agitated depression as a bipolar mixed state (mixed depression).
If bipolar disorder is misdiagnosed as agitated depression, symptoms might worsen and antidepressant use could precipitate rapid cycling or a switch to mania.
She has also been told that she suffers from unipolar depression, agitated depression, anxiety and dissociative amnesia.
Some of the negative effects already, documented include agitated depression (that can lead to suicide); agitation, extreme restlessness, and muscle spasm; sexual problems (affecting sexual desire, arousal and orgasm); effects on pregnancy, and newborns (such as birth defects and withdrawal symptoms at birth); gastro-intestinal problems, such as stomach pain, dry, mouth, nausea, vomiting, weight loss or weight gain.
Psychiatric distress and agitated depression are frequently noted early symptoms of the onset of the disease.