The current state of the problem of depressive disorders, taking into account clinical and social features

Keywords: depression, depressive disorder, affective disorders, social dysfunction, clinical features, self-destructive behavior, prognosis.


The social significance of depressive disorders, the role of clinical features, and disorders of social functioning in their structure and prognosis were studied by conducting a theoretical analysis of the literature. Data related to the epidemiology of depression are grouped.

Peculiarities of depressive disorders of the neurotic register have been studied, taking into account the predominant psychopathological symptoms, nosological affiliation, the role of such phenomena as self-destructive behavior (SDBh), and self-destructive potential (SDP). The role of the main clinical and social factors in the prediction of depressive disorder is determined.


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Lisyuk, A. (2021). The current state of the problem of depressive disorders, taking into account clinical and social features. Kyiv Journal of Modern Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2, 53-66. Retrieved from