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Descriptor English: Depression
Descriptor Spanish: Depresión
Descriptor Portuguese: Depressão
Descriptor French: Dépression
Entry term(s): Depression, Emotional
Depressions
Depressions, Emotional
Depressive Symptom
Depressive Symptoms
Emotional Depression
Emotional Depressions
Symptom, Depressive
Symptoms, Depressive
Tree number(s): F01.145.126.350
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003863
Scope note: Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
Annotation: human & animal; /drug ther: consider also ANTIDEPRESSIVE AGENTS; do not confuse this or X ref (depression of "moderate intensity") with DEPRESSIVE DISORDER ("prominent & relatively persistent" depression): psychiatrists differentiate on basis of degree
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
Related: Antidepressive Agents MeSH
DeCS ID: 3883
Unique ID: D003863
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Depression - Preferred
Concept UI M0006028
Scope note Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
Preferred term Depression
Entry term(s) Depressions
Depressive Symptoms - Narrower
Concept UI M0006029
Preferred term Depressive Symptoms
Entry term(s) Depression, Emotional
Depressions, Emotional
Depressive Symptom
Emotional Depression
Emotional Depressions
Symptom, Depressive
Symptoms, Depressive



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