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depression

noun debasement, decline, deflation, depreciation, despondence, despondency, dispiritedness, dolefulness, economic decline, gloom, lowering, lowness, maeror, sinking, slump
Associated concepts: economic depression
See also: anguish, curtailment, decrease, distress, pessimism, prostration
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A remarkable finding of our study was the observation of the highest HDRS scores in the patients with double depression and the lowest scores in the patients with pure dysthymia.
Sometimes, women with dysthymia also suffer from episodes of major depression, a condition known as double depression.
Those with both types of disorder were referred to as having double depression.