For example, zero to low numbers of depressive symptoms would be considered indicative of no depression, medium numbers of depressive symptoms might signal the presence of subthreshold or minor depression
, and high numbers of depressive symptoms often correlate with major depression in individuals.
is a mood disorder lasting at least two weeks, with similar but milder symptoms than clinical depression.
They write, "Clinicians should be aware that minor depression
is related more to the patient's current medical condition and will resolve son after discharge in two-thirds of cases) especially in those of younger age may be driven more by an "inherent vulnerability" and less likely to resolve after hospital discharge, consideration should be given to treatment.
In another prospective study, 87 male and female depressed medical inpatients (diagnosed with major or minor depression
using the Diagnostic Interview Schedule) were identified and followed up for an average of 47 weeks after discharge.
Patients with depressive symptoms that exceeded the cutoff screening score but did not satisfy the DSM-III definition for a current disorder were considered to have minor depression
Human studies of DHEA supplementation to restore normal levels are promising: for example, a recent small but careful study, not in persons with HIV, found that DHEA was an effective treatment for midlife-onset major and minor depression
in both men and women .
A total of two to four symptoms indicate the presence of minor depression
, while five or more indicate major depression.
1916: Prohibition in Washington state hits the brewery hard and pushes the Olympia and Tumwater economies into a minor depression
One in ten women experience short-term minor depression
after an abortion, and more serious, long-term depression affects two in 100.
In actuality, she is leading the reader across the geography and probable weather patterns of the titanic proto-continent Pangea, eons before Atlantic began as a chain of shallow lakes along a minor depression
Lichtenberg: Among community samples the prevalence of major depression is about 1%, but an additional 15% have minor depression
or adjustment disorder.
Staff must wrestle the illness in multiple guises including major depression; minor depression
, a less severe form of major depression that includes only some of the classic characteristics of major depression; dysthyma disorder, a less severe but chronic and difficult to treat depression; and bipolar or manic depression, which is characterized by alternating periods of elation and depression.