Higher frontal EEG synchronization in young women with major depression: a marker for increased homeostatic sleep pressure?
Summary of "Higher frontal EEG synchronization in young women with major depression: a marker for increased homeostatic sleep pressure?"
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is often associated with disturbances in circadian and/or sleep-wake dependent processes, which both regulate daytime energy and sleepiness levels.
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Depression in POSTPARTUM WOMEN, usually within four weeks after giving birth (PARTURITION). The degree of depression ranges from mild transient depression to neurotic or psychotic depressive disorders. (From DSM-IV, p386)
Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
EEG phase synchronization of the cortical brain region (CEREBRAL CORTEX).
The prototypical tricyclic antidepressant. It has been used in major depression, dysthymia, bipolar depression, attention-deficit disorders, agoraphobia, and panic disorders. It has less sedative effect than some other members of this therapeutic group.
A propylamine formed from the cyclization of the side chain of amphetamine. This monoamine oxidase inhibitor is effective in the treatment of major depression, dysthymic disorder, and atypical depression. It also is useful in panic and phobic disorders. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p311)
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