Year: 1999 Source: Psychiatric Clinics of North America, v.22, no.3, (September 1999), p.547-564 SIEC No: 20021411

After a review of the literature on melancholia agitata & on the concept & clinical forms of mixed states, the psychopathology of agitated depression is discussed. Clinical forms are described, & new diagnostic criteria are proposed. The term “mixed depression” is proposed for all forms of agitated depression.