brief depression

brief depression

A spell of transient but severe depression, which lasts less than a week, but has a high suicide attempt potential.
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The PHQ-9: validity of a brief depression severity measure, Journal of General Internal Medicine, 16(9), 606-613.
Appendices list support organizations and provide a brief depression scale.
The study involved 9,343 randomly selected African American women in 36 states who participated in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey and completed a brief depression screen.
However, a financial crisis in Poland late in the decade disrupted the flow of that capital and caused a brief depression in Palestine.
Other topics include a psycho-social stress perspective on post-partum depression among employed women, botanical and dietary supplements for menopausal depression and anxiety, psychological distress in very old women, recurrent brief depression, and Asperger syndrome and humor.

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