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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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Mr Stewart continued, "Additionally, we made good progress with Miraxion in other indications such as Parkinson's disease and melancholic depression.
And a fourth group met the criteria but also had melancholic depression, which doesn't fit the diagnostic criteria.
Identical methodology was used to identify melancholic depression patients in the previously announced data analysis from the 77 patient monotherapy trial and the 70 patient adjunct therapy depression trial.
Gold says he chose to focus on one kind of major depression, called melancholic depression, because other forms have a variety of symptoms that make it unclear whether they have one or more causes.