Other two patients had tremor and agitated depression
One patient had an acute psychotic episode due to ICU-related posttraumatic stress disorder, two had severe agitated depression
and agoraphobia, and several had other "substantial" mental health challenges.
DR PARISER: He would meet most of the research diagnostic criteria for agitated depression
, which does not exist in the DSM.
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.
''Psychiatric distress and agitated depression
are frequently noted early symptoms of the onset of the disease.''