Disease Information for Involutional depression

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Anorexia Decreased appetite
Anorexia in Children
Anorexia in Elderly
Failure to Thrive
Polyphagia
Weight loss in Children
Weight loss in Elderly
Fatigability
Memory Loss in Elderly
Agitation
Depressed/discouraged/sad
Dysphoria
Feeling of worthlessness/guilt
Loss interest/enthusiasm job/hobbies
Suicidal depression
Suicide ideation/plans
Withdrawn Unresponsive
Chronic Fatigue
Failure to Thrive/Adult
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Weight Loss
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Anorexia nervosa
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Alzheimers disease
Associated Disease & Complications
Agitated depression
Involutional depression
Paranoia reaction
Pseudodementia/Reversible dementia
Psychosis
Suicide attempt/suicidal/suicide
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Process
PROCESS/Mood disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Relational/psychiatric (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Depression Involutional, Involutional Depression, Involutional depression (disorder), Involutional melancholia, Melancholia involutional, Melancholia Involutional, Synonym/Menopausal depression/var
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/SSRI Indication
Definition

one or more periods of depression in the absence of history of manic or hypomanic episodes; chronic type lasts 2 or more years; melancholic type is more severe, has vegetative signs, and responds well to somatic therapy.

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