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World J Psychiatr. Jun 22, 2014; 4(2): 37-41
Published online Jun 22, 2014. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v4.i2.37
Table 1 Comparison of the Al-Akhawayni’s described groups of patients with melancholia to the DSM-5 for known neuropsychiatric disorders
Al-Akhawayni’s classification of melancholiaAssociated psychiatric disorders (based on DSM-5 criteria)
Group 1Major depressive disorder with psychotic features
Group 2Bipolar disorder with psychotic features
Delusional disorder
Group 3Bipolar mood disorder, major depressive disorder, or eating disorders