leaden paralysis


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leaden paralysis

Extreme fatigue, a symptom of atypical depression.
See also: paralysis
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([dagger]) Including 10 patients who had 1 of the 5 atypical features (weight gain, increased appetite, leaden paralysis, hypersomnia or interpersonal rejection sensitivity), and 6 patients having > 1 atypical features.
Those symptoms include rejection sensitivity and a severe lack of energy-or "leaden paralysis"-as well as overeating or oversleeping.