In an analysis adjusted for time since diagnosis of unipolar depression
, the temporal order of prescribed drugs, and other concomitant medications, the use of lithium was associated with a 53% reduction in the risk of readmission, compared with nonuse.
The inpatients and outpatients diagnosed with unipolar depression
or a depressive episode of bipolar disorder who had achieved remission with ECT for an index depressive episode were followed up at least one year using a naturalistic design.
According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) criteria, differentiating bipolar from unipolar depression
requires documentation of a past episode of hypomania or mania.
Association between antidepressant resistance in unipolar depression
and subsequent bipolar disorder: cohort study.
Although QOL has been widely studied in patients with unipolar depression
, few studies have adequately characterized the impairment in QOL in patients with bipolar disorders.
Suffice to mention, anti-impulsivity, anti-suicidality, anti-aggressivity, dual diagnosis, schizo-affective, augmentation in unipolar depression
, cyclothymia, cycloid psychosis, Klein–Levine syndrome, borderline personality, clozapine-induced neutropenia, augmentation in schizophrenia, psychogenic polydipsia, just to name few.
People diagnosed with unipolar depression
have a higher chance of developing mania or bipolar disorder if they've previously been treated with antidepressants, a new study showed.
in adults: Epidemiology, pathogenesis, and neurobiology.
2) Unfortunately, BPD is too frequently misdiagnosed as unipolar depression
(major depressive disorder [MDD]).
and Barriers to Effective Medication Management"--Caroline Tassey, MSN, ARNP, Child adolescent & Adult Psychiatry, Developmental & Behavioral Mental Health
However, being an author was specifically associated with increased likelihood of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, unipolar depression
, anxiety disorders, substance abuse, and suicide," the authors wrote.
Questions relate to basic neuroscience, psychosis and antipsychotics, unipolar depression
and antidepressants, bipolar disorder and mood stabilizers, anxiety and anxiolytics, pain and the treatment of fibromyalgia and functional somatic syndromes, disorders of sleep and wakefulness and their treatment, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, dementia, and substance use disorders and their treatment.
This can develop into a chronic illness called recurrent unipolar depression
Dr Byrne says that because people with bipolar II get many episodes of depression, it's often assumed they're among the 20% of the population who get unipolar depression
- that is, major depression without manic phases.
Major depressive disorder (MDD) (also known as recurrent depressive disorder, clinical depression, major depression, unipolar depression
, or unipolar disorder) is a mood disorder characterized by an all-encompassing low mood, and by loss of interest and pleasure in activities that are normally enjoyable.