II. Epidemiology

  1. High risk for Suicide

III. Symptoms

  1. Hypersomnia
  2. Hyperphagia
    1. Carbohydrate craving
    2. Weight gain
  3. Interpersonal rejection sensitivity
  4. Heavy or leaden paralysis or arms and legs
  5. Mood reactivity

IV. Diagnosis

V. Management

  1. MAO inhibitor
    1. Phenelzine (Nardil) 45-90 mg PO in divided doses
  2. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI)
    1. Not as affective for Atypical Depression

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Ontology: Atypical depressive disorder (C0154437)

Concepts Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction (T048)
ICD9 296.82
ICD10 F32.8
SnomedCT 277538003, 192371004, 191659001
Dutch atypische depressieve stoornis, atypisch; depressie, depressie; atypisch
French Trouble dépressif atypique
German atypische depressive Stoerung
Italian Sindrome depressiva atipica
Portuguese Perturbação depressiva atípica
Spanish Trastorno depresivo atípico, trastorno depresivo atípico (trastorno), trastorno depresivo atípico
Japanese 非定型うつ病性障害, ヒテイケイウツビョウセイショウガイ
English atypical depressive disorder (diagnosis), atypical depressive disorder, Atypical depressive dis, Atypical depression, atypical depression, [X]Atypical depression, Atypical depressive disorder, Atypical depressive disorder (disorder), atypical; depression, depression; atypical
Czech Atypická depresivní porucha
Hungarian Atypusos depressiós betegség