The efficacy of acute electroconvulsive therapy in atypical depression
The SIGH-SAD score was also higher for those in the allergen-specific IgE-positive group who had atypical depression
(a mean of 5.
People with atypical depression
are confounded by a lethargy that isn't eliminated by eating a bagel or bowl of rice--something many fitness instructors have noted when trying to re-energize after vigorous workouts or unrelenting fatigue.
8) For refractory or atypical depression
in motivated and compliant patients, MAOIs my be useful.
We are looking forward to initiating our pilot study of chromium in atypical depression
Other medications that have been cited in studies include cyclobenzaprine for musculoskeletal complaints, monoamine oxidase inhibitors for patients with atypical depression
and over-the-counter analgesics such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen for flu-like symptoms and muscle aches (Kantrowitz et al.
Symptoms unique to atypical depression
include increased appetite, oversleeping, a tendency to feel cheered up temporarily in response to positive events, and extreme sensitivity to perceived rejection by others.
Nasdaq: NXXI) - A new double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial in 113 patients diagnosed with atypical depression
found that daily supplementation with chromium picolinate had significant anti-depressant effects in a patient sub-group with high levels of carbohydrate cravings.
Depressive disorder has been variously subtyped in a wide variety of ways depending on its clinical features and presumed etiology: endogenous or reactive depression, organic or psychogenic depression, retarded or agitated depression, anxious depression, depression with psychotic symptoms, mixed depression, atypical depression
, and so forth.
9) Atypical depression
is characterized by significant increases in sleep, appetite, or weight; leaden paralysis; and a pattern of extreme sensitivity to interpersonal loss often referred to as "rejection sensitivity.
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors should be considered for the high proportion of patients in whom atypical depression
symptoms predominate, but tricyclic antidepressants "fail dismally compared to SSRIs," he said.
Research: A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted on 113 subjects to examine the effects of chromium picolinate supplementation on certain symptoms of atypical depression