depression

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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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They found that a high percentage of injured workers with depression had a predisposition (pre-injury) for depression as opposed to a reactive or situational depression.
Idiopathic depression looks the same as situational depression, she said, but the person cannot explain why they're depressed.
We may develop situational depression caused by these specific distasteful events.

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