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Can melancholic depression change into atypical depression? What features make a depression an atypical one?

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Dr. Alan Ali
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In brief: Atypical

Possible. Atypical is depression with features that do not fit diagnostic criteria for other types of depression, whether symptoms, duration of episodes, or response to tx.

In brief: Atypical

Possible. Atypical is depression with features that do not fit diagnostic criteria for other types of depression, whether symptoms, duration of episodes, or response to tx.
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