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Atypical Depression

Aka: Atypical Depression, Atypical Depressive Disorder
  1. Epidemiology
    1. High risk for Suicide
  2. 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
  3. Diagnosis
    1. Over-eating with Hypersomnia is a sensitive marker
      1. Matza (2003) Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:817-26 [PubMed]
  4. 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

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
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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