Masked Depression

The hidden course of depression, the tendency to hide under the mask of diseases of various internal organs is one of the most characteristic features of modern depression. Somatization of depression is especially characteristic of

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The hidden course of depression, the tendency to hide under the mask of diseases of various internal organs is one of the most characteristic features of modern depression. Somatization of depression is especially characteristic of

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Age aspects of depression

Depression manifests itself in different ways, depending on the age of people. Until the mid-twentieth century, it was believed that children and adolescents did not suffer from it. However, later this point of view changed

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Depression manifests itself in different ways, depending on the age of people. Until the mid-twentieth century, it was believed that children and adolescents did not suffer from it. However, later this point of view changed

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Complicated depressive syndromes

According to K. Schneider (1932), obligate symptoms and facultative manifestations can be distinguished in the depressive state, and neuro-psychopathic-like manifestations, overvalued and delusional formations should be referred to the latter. A.B. Smulevich et al. (1970)

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According to K. Schneider (1932), obligate symptoms and facultative manifestations can be distinguished in the depressive state, and neuro-psychopathic-like manifestations, overvalued and delusional formations should be referred to the latter. A.B. Smulevich et al. (1970)

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Mixed depression

According to scientists, according to the binary typological model of depression, its psychopathological manifestations can be divided into positive and negative group of symptoms. Depending on the prevalence of a particular symptom, emit typical and

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According to scientists, according to the binary typological model of depression, its psychopathological manifestations can be divided into positive and negative group of symptoms. Depending on the prevalence of a particular symptom, emit typical and

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Suicide

During the period of depression, suicidal thoughts, suicidal thoughts, which usually indicate the severity of depression, may arise due to the state of depression, depressed self-preservation instinct, intolerable mental pain. Suicide occurs in 15% of

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During the period of depression, suicidal thoughts, suicidal thoughts, which usually indicate the severity of depression, may arise due to the state of depression, depressed self-preservation instinct, intolerable mental pain. Suicide occurs in 15% of

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Cognitive impairment

Depression is characterized by a slower perception process, a decrease in its brightness, difficulty in processing new information, a decrease in volume and difficulty in concentrating attention, a deterioration in its differentiation, and an absent-mindedness.

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Depression is characterized by a slower perception process, a decrease in its brightness, difficulty in processing new information, a decrease in volume and difficulty in concentrating attention, a deterioration in its differentiation, and an absent-mindedness.

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Depression mood

Many researchers have noted the complexity and diversity of manifestations of depression. First of all, we are talking about different shades of hypothymia – low mood. It is believed that the main classic symptom of

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Many researchers have noted the complexity and diversity of manifestations of depression. First of all, we are talking about different shades of hypothymia – low mood. It is believed that the main classic symptom of

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Neurophysiological processes

In the works devoted to the study of electrophysiological correlates of depression, it was shown that in patients with “melancholy depression” electrophysiological signs of increased tone of the parasympathetic system are observed. When the parasympathetic

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In the works devoted to the study of electrophysiological correlates of depression, it was shown that in patients with “melancholy depression” electrophysiological signs of increased tone of the parasympathetic system are observed. When the parasympathetic

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Catecholamine Theory of Depression

In the middle of the XX century J. Shildkraut (1961) was formulated so-called. catecholamine theory of the origin of depression. This theory suggested that dysregulation of the noradrenaline-sensitive brain system was one of the important

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In the middle of the XX century J. Shildkraut (1961) was formulated so-called. catecholamine theory of the origin of depression. This theory suggested that dysregulation of the noradrenaline-sensitive brain system was one of the important

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Sex hormones with depression

During depression, the rhythmic excretion of sex hormones is disturbed, the menstrual cycle changes, and blood pressure and body temperature fluctuate (Linkowski P., van Cauter E., Kerkhofs M., 1994). A sharp decrease in the level

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During depression, the rhythmic excretion of sex hormones is disturbed, the menstrual cycle changes, and blood pressure and body temperature fluctuate (Linkowski P., van Cauter E., Kerkhofs M., 1994). A sharp decrease in the level

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