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Mental Depression

Depression is a serious medical illness. It's more than just a feeling of being sad or blue for a few days. If you are one of the more than 19 million teens and adults in the United States who have depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life. Symptoms can include. -Feeling sad or empty. -Loss of interest in favorite activities. -Overeating, or not wanting to eat at all. -Not being able to sleep, or sleeping too much. -Feeling very tired. -Feeling hopeless, irritable, anxious, or guilty. -Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems. -Thoughts of death or suicide. Depression is a disorder of the brain. There are a variety of causes, including genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. Depression can happen at any age, but it often begins in teens and young adults. It is much more common in women. Women can also get postpartum depression after the birth of a baby. Some people get seasonal affective disorder in the winter. Depression is one part of bipolar disorder. There are effective treatments for depression, including antidepressants, talk therapy, or both. NIH: National Institute of Mental Health.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
8325
Concept ID:
C0011570
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
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Methylphenidate

A synthetic central nervous system stimulant. Methylphenidate appears to activate the brain stem arousal system and cortex to produce its stimulant effect and, in some clinical settings, may improve cognitive function. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
6360
Concept ID:
C0025810
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
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Catatonia

Reaction characterized by muscular rigidity or stupor sometimes punctuated by sudden violent outbursts, panic, or hallucinations. [from PSY]

MedGen UID:
2904
Concept ID:
C0007398
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
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Depression

MedGen UID:
881016
Concept ID:
CN236657
Disease or Syndrome
5.

Methylphenidate response

MedGen UID:
488590
Concept ID:
CN165241
Sign or Symptom
6.

Depression

A condition characterized by pervasive dysphoric mood, loss of interests, and inability to experience pleasure. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
4229
Concept ID:
C0011581
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
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Lethal catatonia

MedGen UID:
152926
Concept ID:
C0750992
Disease or Syndrome
8.

Organic catatonic disorder

MedGen UID:
83277
Concept ID:
C0338650
Disease or Syndrome
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