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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.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Whether he suffered from a full-blown case of what today is called
My husband was suffering from
and attempted to take his own life three years ago.
Parental reports of depressive symptoms are not the same as, and not indicative of,
The process literally plunged me into a bout with
Because a new study reveals that animals exposed to light all night long show signs of
From this, they calculated the relative risk of
as correlated with coffee consumption.
certainly is affected by serotonin.
He gives the impression of someone suffering from a
Meier, who already suffered from
, hanged herself in her bedroom shortly after receiving that message.
Meier already suffered from
, and shortly after that final message she hanged herself in her bedroom.
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