A woman is sad, fatigues and she is eating more and also has sleeping disturbance and hears the voice of her husband who died 3yrs ago. What is the dx?

A woman is sad, fatigues and she is eating more and also has sleeping disturbance and hears the

voice of her husband who died 3yrs ago. What is the dx?

a. OCD

b. Psychotic depression

c. Grieving

d. Severe depression

Ans. The key is B. Psychotic depression. [Here features of atypical depression along with hallucination makes the likely diagnosis to be psychotic depression].