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
References in classic literature ?
If he did not at once give his consent to a reunion with his wife, it was only because in his state of depression he did not feel able to take any step.
Have you forgotten what comes after the depression ?
But then immediately occurs the startling difficulty, why has the sea worn out these great, though circumscribed depressions on a wide platform, and left mere gorges at the openings, through which the whole vast amount of triturated matter must have been carried away?
Her depression was then terrible, and she could have hidden herself in a tomb.
This beautiful miniature world had exactly the appearance of those "relief maps" which reproduce nature precisely, with the heights and depressions and other details graduated to a reduced scale, and with the rocks, trees, lakes, etc.
water stands in deep puddles in the depressions forward of their
2) Almost half of these people with depression did not have a diagnosis of depression in their medical file, meaning many of them never discussed depression with their HIV care provider.
Functional status was assessed with Modified Health Assessment Questionnaire (mHAQ) and Beck's Depression Inventory (BDI) was used for evaluation of symptoms of depression.
Questionnaire included socio-demographic profile and geriatric depression scale (GDS) scale consisting of 15 items.
Patients with known history of depression or on anti-depressants or on anti-psychotics, or with suicidal attempt were excluded.
Women with a history of depression are at the highest risk of postpartum depression.
About 10% of fathers experience prenatal or postpartum depression, with rates being highest in the three- to six-month postpartum period, according to an analysis of previous research.