disorder

(redirected from minor depressive disorder)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

disorder

a disturbance of public order or peace. Its existence may trigger extended police powers.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
References in periodicals archive ?
During the 6 months after their hip fracture, 30 patients (38%) developed a major or minor depressive disorder. In 26 of these patients, the disorder developed in the first 2 weeks after the fracture.
Thirty-eight percent of the patients (30 people) developed a major or minor depressive disorder during the 6 months after their hip fracture.
Twenty-six women met DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for major depressive disorder, 13 for minor depressive disorder, and 11 for dysthymic disorder.