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Depressive Disorder MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Depressive Disorder
Tree Number(s)
F03.600.300
Unique ID
D003866
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003866
Annotation
do not confuse with DEPRESSION: see note there; depression lasting over 2 years = DYSTHYMIC DISORDER
Scope Note
An affective disorder manifested by either a dysphoric mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. The mood disturbance is prominent and relatively persistent.
Entry Version
DEPRESSIVE DIS
Entry Term(s)
Depression, Endogenous
Depression, Neurotic
Depression, Unipolar
Depressive Syndrome
Melancholia
Neurosis, Depressive
Unipolar Depression
NLM Classification #
WM 171.5
Previous Indexing
Adjustment Disorders (1966-1980)
Depression (1966-1980)
Public MeSH Note
81; DEPRESSION, NEUROTIC was DEPRESSIVE NEUROSES see DEPRESSION, REACTIVE 1979-80, see under DEPRESSION, REACTIVE 1969-78
Online Note
use ADJUSTMENT DISORDERS to search DEPRESSIVE NEUROSES 1969-80
History Note
81; DEPRESSION, NEUROTIC was DEPRESSIVE NEUROSES see DEPRESSION, REACTIVE 1979-80, see under DEPRESSION, REACTIVE 1969-78
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/05/21
Revision Date
2015/07/08
Depressive Disorder Preferred
Depression, Endogenous Related
Depressive Syndrome Narrower
Depression, Neurotic Related
Melancholia Narrower
Unipolar Depression Narrower
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