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What exactly is a major depressive disorder ?

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Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry
17 doctors agree

In brief: Low mood plus...

A constant low or sad mood (or inability to experience joy or pleasure) that last 2 weeks or more, along with several other symptoms such as poor sleep, appetite, or concentration; feelings of worthlessness or guilt; slowed thinking and movements; or suicidal feelings.
Also, this is not caused by drugs, medical illness, or another psychiatric disorder such as schizophrenia or bipolar.

In brief: Low mood plus...

A constant low or sad mood (or inability to experience joy or pleasure) that last 2 weeks or more, along with several other symptoms such as poor sleep, appetite, or concentration; feelings of worthlessness or guilt; slowed thinking and movements; or suicidal feelings.
Also, this is not caused by drugs, medical illness, or another psychiatric disorder such as schizophrenia or bipolar.
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Dr. Steven Reidbord
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5 doctors agree

In brief: MDD should be of 2 w

Its a loss of interest in daily activity, low mood, unhappy feeling .
Unexplained crying spells. Sleep disturbances. Change in appetite. Change in wt. Death wishes and suicidal attempt, decreased sexual drive , loss of energy, fatigue. Decreased concentration duration must be of more than 2 weeks not caused by drugs or physical illness.

In brief: MDD should be of 2 w

Its a loss of interest in daily activity, low mood, unhappy feeling .
Unexplained crying spells. Sleep disturbances. Change in appetite. Change in wt. Death wishes and suicidal attempt, decreased sexual drive , loss of energy, fatigue. Decreased concentration duration must be of more than 2 weeks not caused by drugs or physical illness.
Dr. Mohamed Al-Dabbas
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Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hopeless helpless wo

Sadnedd hopeless helpless worthless crying no enjoyment too little or too much sleep change in appetite too much or too little isolation not able to work even having suicidal thoughts at least five symptoms for more than.
2 weeks.

In brief: Hopeless helpless wo

Sadnedd hopeless helpless worthless crying no enjoyment too little or too much sleep change in appetite too much or too little isolation not able to work even having suicidal thoughts at least five symptoms for more than.
2 weeks.
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Dr. Shah Nawaz
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