re-active depression

reactive depression

noun
depression occurring in response to some situational stress, as loss of one's job.


Origin:
1920–25

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reactive depression re·ac·tive depression (rē-āk'tĭv)
n.
Depression precipitated by something intensely sad or distressing.

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