Clinical studies conducted in North America reported a chronic course
in 54% and 60% of their samples consisting of (major) depressive patients (14,15).
Onset is generally in childhood or adolescence, and a chronic course
1) The natural history of lumbar spinal stenosis has been described as a chronic course
over years without rapid deterioration of clinical or functional statuses.
The condition typically follows a chronic course
, with a triad of swelling, subcutaneous nodules and draining sinuses.
The presence of anxiety results in longer depressive episodes, a more chronic course
of major depressive disorder, worse psychosocial impairment, reduced chance of recovery from the initial episode of major depressive disorder, and an increased risk of suicide," Dr.
An episodic rather than a chronic course
also was significantly more likely to occur in adolescents with the disorder than among children with it (77% vs.
HP can present with an acute, subacute, or chronic course
Because of the high attack rate of brucellosis among exposed workers, the unpredictable and often chronic course
of the disease, and the difficulties in eradicating the organism once a symptomatic infection has been established, postexposure prophylaxis is probably indicated for all persons alter an obvious exposure to living brucellae (26).
Treatment response is usually excellent, but occasionally you will have patients who have a chronic course
Eighty percent of patients die within 1 year of onset, with the rest following a more chronic course
SAD has an earlier age of onset than the other anxiety disorders and has a chronic course
In the remitting-progressive form, experienced by 40% of people with MS, the exacerbating-remitting course is seen for the initial five years or more, and then a more progressive or chronic course
is experienced (Hall et al.