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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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In adolescents, a depressive reaction is more common, along with loneliness, low self-esteem, and feelings of inadequacy.
Most individuals with SCI/D experience a depressive reaction to their loss of function and independence after their discharge from initial rehabilitation.
of patients M F Total (%) Depressive episode 9 5 14 (28) Alcohol dependence 9 0 9 (18) Adjustment disorder with 4 3 7 (14) depressive reaction Schizophrenia 1 1 2 (4) No psychiatric diagnosis 9 9 18 (36) Total 32 18 50 (100) Table 2: Frequency distribution, presence psychiatric illness physical ailments and past psychiatric illness in relation to sex No.