clinical depression

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"It is clear that the motivation for the commission of these offences was contributed to by a depressive illness," the judge added.
Midwives in our area are already routinely referring for antenatal assessment and care of women with a history of depressive illness. I hope, in time, postnatal depression may be reduced in incidence and effect.
But Mr Justice Saunders said all the evidence in the case was that Moran, who does not receive a criminal conviction, was unfit to plead because of a depressive illness.
But Mr Justice Saunders said all the evidence in the case was that Moran was unfit to plead because of a depressive illness.
Residuals symptoms following a major depressive illness require continued pharmacological and/or psychotherapeutic treatment but sub-clinical depressive symptoms prior to the first occurrence of a major depressive illness usually only require observation and follow-up.
A former social worker who has suffered from a serious depressive illness, he has talked about the way that Worklink has proved to be such an important lifeline for him.
This program aims to refresh nurses and allied health staff knowledge about depressive illness and its manifestation in older people.
Research indicates that depressive illness and chronic pain syndromes are highly comorbid and depressive illness can worsen pain syndromes.
The relative absence of sunlight is associated with a depressive illness. Such people respond to a change in location to a sunny climate or to exposure to lamps that simulate the spectrum of daylight.
"What she did was highly abnormal - but I don't believe she was suffering depressive illness or any other mental illness amounting to an abnormality of the mind."
The author investigates the effects of depressive illness on family life and social structures in this arresting but confused and unhappy story.
According to a recent report issued by the BAG (Federal Department of Health), if you live in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, you are twice as likely to be diagnosed with a depressive illness than in other parts of the country.
He believed Jones had developed a severe depressive illness in the period leading up to exwife Katrina's death.
Acting coroner for North East Wales John Gittins, in Mold, said: "Whilst this was a deliberate act, the balance of Steven's mind was disturbed and it was the depressive illness which caused his actions."