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Agitated depression

Definition of the noun agitated depression

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  1. a state of clinical depression in which the person exhibits irritability and restlessness


Agitated depression a.k.a. Mixed state: In the context of mental disorder, a mixed state, also known as dysphoric mania, agitated depression, or a mixed episode, is a condition during which features of mania and depression—such as agitation, anxiety, fatigue, guilt, impulsiveness, irritability, morbid or suicidal ideation, panic, paranoia, pressured speech and rage—occur simultaneously or in very short succession.

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Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

agitated depression; ...

Google previewHuman Services Dictionary (2003)

by Howard Rosenthal

AGITATED DEPRESSION agitated depression ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2015)

by Andrew M. Colman

See also agitated depression, anaclitic depression, antidepressant, Beck Depression Inventory, Borna disease virus, cognitive therapy, depressive episode, depressive mood, depressive realism, dysthymia (1), dysthymic disorder , ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neuropsychology (2012)

by Diana M. Goodwin

cortical atrophy; primary depression may resemble dementia with impaired memory, poor abstract reasoning and concentration; agitated depression may cause reduced attention and poor performance on a formal mental status examination ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2013)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric Health and Social Care, Third Edition by Michael L. Malone, MD, Paul R. Katz, MD, Mathy Mezey

Acute episodes of bipolar disorder in late life, whether manic or mixed, can present looking like delirium, agitated depression, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or even dementia, especially in the presence of co-occurring medical ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties, Third Edition (2009)

by Ronald Manual Doctor, Ada P. Kahn, Christine A. Adamec

anxiety disorders 53 Disorder Phobia Hyperventilation syndrome Posttraumatic neurosis Chronic anxiety state Early schizophrenia Mania Agitated depression Hyperthyroidism Cardiac arrhythmias Angina Mitral valve prolapse syndrome ...

Google previewA Concise Encyclopaedia of Psychiatry (2012)

by D. Leigh, C.M. Pare, J. Marks

Occasionally hyperthyroidism is accompanied by the appearance of a major psychosis, usually agitated depression and less often mania or schizophrenia. SEE A LSO Endocrine disease. Hyperuricaemia (Lesch-Nyhan syndrome) This ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychopathology (2012)

by Henry Kellerman

AGITATED DEPRESSION Depression with anxiety, irritability, and impatience. AGNOSIA Disturbance of language with respect to the recognition of ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

agitated depression. Short-term treatment of severe anxiety. Long-term management of schizophrenia 2. Atypical 2. Clozapine, risperidone 2. As above Antirheumatics (see disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs ...

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