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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) –
: is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year.
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sepsis –
: a life-threatening condition that arises when the body’s response to infection causes injury to its tissues and organs.
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Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI’s)
: are a class of drugs that are typically used as antidepressants in the treatment of major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders
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Serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRI)-
: are a class of antidepressant drugs that treat major depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, obsessive–compulsive disorder, social phobia, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, chronic neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia syndrome, and menopausal symptoms.
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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) –
formerly known as the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV),is a positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus. It is contagious among humans and is the cause of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). There is no vaccine.
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/ˌsɛrəˈtəʊnɪn/ – noun [ BioChemistry ]
: is a chemical nerve cells produce. It sends signals between your nerve cells. Serotonin is found mostly in the digestive system, although it’s also in blood platelets and throughout the central nervous system. Serotonin is made from the essential amino acid tryptophan.
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