Major Depressive Disorder

Major depressive disorder is a mood disorder characterized by pathological sadness and feelings of hopelessness. It persistently affects the individual’s cognitive functions such as thinking, concentrating or memorizing. It is still unknown what causes major depression but researchers agree on the different brain chemistry found in those suffering from it. Treatment consists in monotherapy or combination of different types of antidepressants. 

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