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Indicators of a major depressive episode in primary care patients with a chief complaint of headache.
[40,41] There is also increasing evidence that some who experience a major depressive episode will have a lifelong course of illness characterised by recurrent major depressive episodes or the development of chronicity, e.g.
Twelve-month prevalence, correlates, and treatment preference of adults with DSM-IV major depressive episode in Hong Kong.
The prevalence of current major depressive episode was 20.7% according to the first rater and 18.2% according to the second rater (p = 0.806).
Combined data from the 2004 and 2006 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health reveal that adolescent girls are twice as likely as adolescent boys to suffer a major depressive episode. A "major depressive episode" was defined by specific diagnostic criteria as "a period of two weeks or longer in which there is either a depressed mood or loss of interest in pleasure or at least four other symptoms that reflect a change in functioning." The survey, which included questions for adolescents between the ages of 12-17, found that 2.1 million teens of the nearly 25 million surveyed (8.5%) had experienced a major depressive episode in the past year.
Engineering, architecture, and surveying were the occupations with the lowest rates of depression (4.3 percent) last year, while workers in personal care and service jobs (10.8 percent) and food preparation and serving occupations (10.3 percent) were most likely to experience a major depressive episode, according to a report by the U.S.
Most PCPs are familiar with the criteria for a major depressive episode and recognize its symptoms.
The essential feature of a major depressive episode is a period of at least 2 consecutive weeks during which there is either depressed mood or the loss of interest or pleasure in nearly all activities (APA, 2000a).
The lowest folate levels were observed in study participants who had had a major depressive episode lasting at least 2 weeks but had more recently been free of depressive symptoms for between 6 months and 1 year.
After two years she started to get symptoms of a 'major depressive episode'.
According to the union, after two years coping with the workload, she began to develop symptoms of a "major depressive episode" - including headaches, sickness and anxiety.
In international treatment guidelines, lithium augmentation is considered a first-line treatment strategy for patients with a major depressive episode who do not adequately respond to standard antidepressant treatment.
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