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25 Possible Causes for Absent Minded, Reactive Depression

  • Dementia

    Both depression and elated mood are commonly associated with irritability, a pervasive feeling of unease in response to a sense of threat with enhanced readiness to hostile[] […] and exaggerated feeling of well-being, cheerfulness, euphoria that is out of proportion to the circumstances often associated with a heightened emotional tone or emotional reactivity[]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Pisa syndrome (PS) is a state of dystonic muscle contraction with a marked truncal deviation to one side. It is an uncommon adverse effect of antipsychotic drugs, but is rarely reported in patients receiving acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, especially rivastigmine. We present a 57-year-old female patient with[…][]

  • Multi-Infarct Dementia

    Abstract Vascular dementia and its most common subtype, multi-infarct dementia, are pathologically proven clinical entities. Their prevalence is not as high as previously thought, but they do represent a significant percentage of the population of demented patients. The diagnosis is more difficult to make than is the[…][]

  • Depression

    Neurotic or reactive depression has a clear environmental precipitating factor, such as the death of a spouse, or other significant loss, such as the loss of a job.[] , weight gain, and hypersomnia Psychotic features : such as delusions and hallucinations Comorbid Psychological Issues Depression can occur on its own or with other mental[] In the 1950s and '60s, health care professionals divided depression into two types, endogenous and neurotic.[]

  • Endogenous Depression

    Until very recently, depression was classified as either reactive or endogenous.[] Do you find yourself to be absent minded – with your head ‘off somewhere else’ rather than where you actually are, or need to be?[] The origin of the endogenous depression vs exogenous/reactive depression dichotomy.[]

  • Emotional Stress

    When such feelings lead to depression, it's known as reactive depression.[] […] is strongly associated with several mental and physical health problems that involve inflammation, including asthma, cardiovascular disease, certain types of cancer, and depression[] Once patients start feeling better with their lupus, most recover from the subsequent reactive depression.[]

  • Hay Fever

    Reactive astrocytes overexpress TSPO and are detected by TSPO positron emission tomography imaging. J Neurosci. 2012;32(32):10809-10818.[] David Bliss David, Judith’s husband and Simon and Sorel’s father, is an absent-minded writer, wrapped up in his latest book.[] From inflammation to sickness and depression: when the immune system subjugates the brain. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2008;9(1):46-56. PubMed Google Scholar Crossref 45.[]

  • Psychosis

    ‘Functional psychoses include conditions such as schizophrenia, paranoia, psychopathic personality traits and manic depression.’[] Keeping these restrictions in mind, results suggest that medication is an important modulator of the short-term decline of executive functions—which appears to be absent in[] depression , a personality disorder, or malingering.[]

  • Catatonia

    Catatonia is marked by a significant decrease in someone's reactivity to their environment.[] He had a history of appearing absent-minded, being confused when he was asked to fetch objects, and sometimes not responding to name call, in the preceding two years.[] In fact, catatonic signs are not specific to any disorder, and are seen in psychotic disorders, bipolar disorders, depressive disorders, reactive disorders, conversion disorders[]

  • Hysterical Neurosis

    Before we go to next section we must briefly discuss reactive depression (F32 or F43.2). Symptoms of reactive depression are as same as the symptoms of depression.[] Good prognostic signs include an acute onset and short duration of symptoms, a clearly identifiable stressor, access to a therapist and a psychologically minded patient.[] For instance, as an example, the following types of psychopaths are differentiated: excited, hysterical, reactive-volatile, constraining, and others.[]

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