clinical depression

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clinical depression

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Noun1.clinical depression - a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
affective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance, major affective disorder - any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant
agitated depression - a state of clinical depression in which the person exhibits irritability and restlessness
anaclitic depression - severe and progressive depression in infants who lose their mother and do not get a suitable substitute
dysthymia, dysthymic depression - mild chronic depression; "I thought she had just been in a bad mood for thirty years, but the doctor called it dysthymia"
endogenous depression - a state of depression for which there is no apparent precipitating cause
exogenous depression, reactive depression - an inappropriate state of depression that is precipitated by events in the person's life (to be distinguished from normal grief)
major depressive episode - (psychiatry) a state of depression with all the classic symptoms (anhedonia and lethargy and sleep disturbance and despondency and morbid thoughts and feelings of worthlessness and sometimes attempted suicide) but with no known organic dysfunction
neurotic depression - a term used for any state of depression that is not psychotic
psychotic depression - a state of depression so severe that the person loses contact with reality and suffers a variety of functional impairments
retarded depression - a state of clinical depression in which the individual is lethargic and slow to initiate action
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