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Behavioral 12

A 52-year-old woman presents to her physician with a complaint of loss of libido and interest in life since being fired from her job 7 weeks ago. She feels tired all day which she attributes to the fact that she wakes up 3 hours earlier than usual. She has also been putting on weight recently and has difficulty concentrating on doing daily house chores and activities and lays in bed most of the time.

Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis for this patient?

  • A) Adjustment disorder
  • B) Atypical depression
  • C) Generalized anxiety disorder
  • D) Major depressive disorder
  • E) Post traumatic stress disorder


Anil Kumarans


Dr. Ted O'Connell

Last updated

Sep 18, 2022


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