Sentence Examples


  • Depression and depressive disorders (unipolar depression) are mental illnesses characterized by a profound and persistent feeling of sadness or despair and/or a loss of interest in things that once were pleasurable.
  • Tricyclic antidepressants used to treat unipolar depression may trigger rapid cycling in bipolar patients and are, therefore, not a preferred treatment option for bipolar depression.
  • Cassano, Giovanni B., et al. "The Mood Spectrum in Unipolar and Bipolar Disorder: Arguments for a Unitary Approach."
  • Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has a high success rate for treating both unipolar and bipolar depression and mania.
  • In classifying and diagnosing mood disorders, doctors determine if the mood disorder is unipolar or bipolar.