Thus materialistic depression likely is a masked depression
Somatisation in black Africans has variously been described as paraethesias, (3) masked depression
, (4) brain fag syndrome, (5) adaptation to trauma and stress (6) and largely a phenomenon of psychoneurosis.
has given way to a more generally accepted standard that adolescent depression is essentially the same phenomenon as adult depression but with some developmental-specific modifications (Lamarine, 1995).
8,9] This view of masked depression
has given way to the more generally accepted standard that childhood depression essentially is the same phenomenon as adult depression mediated by developmental differences in children.
In our experience, just as with the nonpsychiatric TCA-responsive conditions described by Broadhead et al, primary care physicians are sensitive to potentially TCA-responsive psychiatric conditions such as a masked depression
or depressions with somatic presentations such as fatigue or insomia.