Many Surviving Spouses Have Major Depressive Syndromes
Among alcoholic subjects the COGA study found an increased prevalence of depressive syndrome
Adolescents who report both anxiety and depression along with other symptoms such as feeling sad, lonely, unloved, and worthless are considered to have depressive syndrome
In one of the latest studies, psychologist Marjorie Schuman of the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles and her colleagues report that people (like Joanne) with "an identified interest in chocolate" are more likely than others to be female (90 percent were women) and to have personality traits associated with a depressive syndrome
called hysteroid dysphoria.
The thoughts tend to be more plausible ("The IRS will take my house away") than bizarre, and may strike clinicians as simply part of the depressive syndrome
, particularly when they are mood-congruent and feature themes like guilt, failure, and hopelessness.
2 million British football fans will this summer suffer a depressive syndrome
called on End of Season Affective Disorder.
The treatment process is further facilitated by focusing on other components of the depressive syndrome
These symptoms are characteristic of depressive syndrome
but are rare in dementias such as Alzheimer's disease, he said.