Mood Disorders & Affective Disorders
Neurotic depression is:
|A||Usually associated with anxiety|
|B||Best treated by ECT|
|D|| Synonym of endogenous depression|
Clinical features of neurotic depression. It is a synonymous with Dysthymia or depressive personality disorder
a. It is sub-syndrome depressive symptom for 2 years.
b. Depression usually followed by stress.
c. Neurotic symptoms like anxiety, obsessive symptoms, phobia.
d. Course of illness is usually chronic.
e. Reactivity of mood is preserved.
f. Delusion, hallucination are characteristically absent in neurotic depression.