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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in contrast, the data at hand suggest that the concept of neurotic depression denoting a clinical subtype characterized by chronicity and invariably mild symptomatology is of questionable validity.
Prevalence of thyroid disorders in psychogeriatric in-patients: a possible relationship of hypothyroidism with neurotic depression but not with dementia.
a depression which is triggered by the present or by the near past events as against the endogenic or neurotic depression.