Persistent Depressive Disorder Confers Worse Prognosis Than Nonchronic Major Depression

Persistent Depressive Disorder Confers Worse Prognosis Than Nonchronic Major Depression

Publication date: Mar 13, 2020

More patients with PDD in the clinical sample experienced depression onset before age 21 years compared with cases of PDD and NCMDD in the DEGS1-MH sample (73. 3% vs 24. 7% vs 32. 2%, respectively).

A higher percentage of patients with PDD had a persistent depressive course compared with DEGS1-MH PDD and NCMDD cases (50. 0% vs 24. 6% vs. 2. 0%).

Concepts Keywords
Berlin Mental disorders
BMC Psychiatry Psychiatric diagnosis
Cohort Psychiatry
Comorbid Depression
Comorbidity Mood disorders
Depression Abnormal psychology
Germany Bipolar spectrum
Major Depressive Disorder Human behavior
Mental Disorders RTT
Mental Health Dysthymia
Relative Risk Major depressive disorder
Somatic Comorbidity
Suicidality Pervasive developmental disorder

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH Depressive Disorder
disease MESH Depression
disease MESH major depressive disorder
disease MESH men
disease MESH mental disorders
disease MESH comorbidity

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