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clinical depression

noun
1.
Psychiatry. a depression so severe as to be considered abnormal, either because of no obvious environmental causes, or because the reaction to unfortunate life circumstances is more intense or prolonged than would generally be expected.
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  • Whether he suffered from a full-blown case of what today is called clinical depression is unknown.
  • My husband was suffering from clinical depression and attempted to take his own life three years ago.
  • Parental reports of depressive symptoms are not the same as, and not indicative of, clinical depression.
  • The process literally plunged me into a bout with clinical depression.
  • Because a new study reveals that animals exposed to light all night long show signs of clinical depression.
  • From this, they calculated the relative risk of clinical depression as correlated with coffee consumption.
  • clinical depression certainly is affected by serotonin.
  • He gives the impression of someone suffering from a clinical depression.
  • Meier, who already suffered from clinical depression, hanged herself in her bedroom shortly after receiving that message.
  • Meier already suffered from clinical depression, and shortly after that final message she hanged herself in her bedroom.

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