Mood Disorders & Affective Disorders
Mr. Kamal, 26-yrs-old man comes to the physician with the chief complaint of a depressed mood for the past 5 weeks. He has been feeling down, with decreased concentration, energy, and interest in his usual hobbies. Six weeks prior to this office visit he had been to the emergency room for an acute asthma attack, for which he had been started on prednisone. Which of the following diagnoses is most likely?
|A||Mood disorder secondary to a gen. medical cond.|
|B||Substance – induced mood disorder|