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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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Swett argues that the Depression fundamentally transformed the nature of politics in heavily working class districts of Berlin, making local issues, conflicts and actions far more significant than they had been before 1929.
Although school counselors and other school personnel can do much good for students with depressive disorders, it is not realistic for any individual to expect that he or she alone should or can effectively remediate the depression and turn a student with depression into a healthy, happy individual.
Children whose depression preceded mania had a rate of multiple anxiety disorder similar to that of those included in the depression plus mania group (around 60%).
Depressed people become obsessed with something in an attempt to drown out the depression.
Medications for depression are safe, effective and must generally be continued for at least a year once the depression is controlled.
Hoover opposed federal handouts, believing that people should fight the Depression "by taking new courage to be masters of their own destiny in the struggle for life.
Even if the depression is severe and has been going on for a long time, treatment for depression works.
If a physical cause for the depression is ruled out, a psychological evaluation should be done, by the physician or by referral to a psychiatrist or psychologist.
Even if a facility has a psychiatric staff, they can't possibly detect all the depression.
The study did not look into whether treating the depression would remove the additional risk.