depression

(Learning Modules / Psychology / Stress management) A type of mood disorder in which the person experiences feelings of great sadness, worthlessness and guilt, and finds the challenges of life overwhelming.

Depression

(1) Concave hollow found on the Earth's surface. (2) Term used to describe a cyclone or an atmospheric low pressure system.
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depression

(de-presh´әn) a hollow or depressed area. a lowering or decrease of functional activity. in psychiatry, a mental state of altered mood characterized by feelings of sadness, discouragement, and despair; it must be distinguished from grief, which is a realistic and proportionate response ...
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depression

(L. depremere to press down) 1. a lowering or decrease of functional activity. 2. a mental state of depressed mood characterized by feelings of sadness, despair, and discouragement. Depression ranges from normal feelings of 'the blues' through dysthymia to major depression. It in many ways resembles the grief and mourning that follow bereavement......
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depression

[n] - a time period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment 2. [n] - a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment 3. [n] - a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity ...
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Depression

• (n.) Diminution, as of trade, etc.; inactivity; dullness. • (n.) The act of depressing. • (n.) The operation of reducing to a lower degree; -- said of equations. • (n.) A method of operating for cataract; couching. See Couch, v. t., 8. • (n.) Humiliation; abasement, as of pride. • (n.) A falling in of the surface; a ...
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depression

economic crisis noun a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
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depression

noun sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
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depression

(economics) In economics, a period of low output and investment, with high unemployment. Specifically, the term describes two periods of crisis in world economy: 1873–96 and 1929 to the mid-1930s
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depression

(medicine) In medicine, an emotional state characterized by sadness, unhappy thoughts, apathy, and dejection. Sadness is a normal response to major losses such as bereavement or unemployment. After childbirth, postnatal depression is common. Clinical depression, which is prolonged or unduly se...
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depression

(meteorology) In meteorology, a region of relatively low atmospheric pressure. In mid-latitudes a depression forms as warm, moist air from the tropics mixes with cold, dry polar air, producing warm and cold boundaries (fronts) and...
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Depression

[differential diagnoses] Depression - one of the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorders - is being diagnosed in increasing numbers in various segments of the population worldwide. Depression in the United States alone affects 17.6 million Americans each year or 1 in 6 people. Depressed patients are at increased risk of type 2 diabete...
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Depression

[economics] In economics, a depression is a sustained, long-term downturn in economic activity in one or more economies. It is a more severe downturn than a recession, which is seen by some economists{weasel-inline|date=June 2014} as inevitable part of capitalist economy. Considered by some economists to be a rare and extreme form of recess...
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Depression

[geology] A depression in geology is a landform sunken or depressed below the surrounding area. Depressions may be formed by various mechanisms. Erosion-related: Glaciation-related: Impact-related: Sedimentary-related: Structural or tectonic-related: Volcanism-related: ...
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Depression

[mood] Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person`s thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being. Depressed people can feel sad, anxious, empty, hopeless, worried, helpless, worthless, guilty, alone, irritable, hurt, or restless. They may lose interest in activities that were once pleasurable...
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depression

[Noun] A state of low spirits and being really sad.
Example: The girl suffered extreme depression after the death of her mother.
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Depression

[physiology] Depression in physiology and medicine refers to a lowering, in particular a reduction in a particular biological variable or the function of an organ. It is in contrast to elevation. For example, it is possible to refer to `depressed thyroid function` or to a depression of blood flow in a particular area. Further examples: ...
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Depression

De·pres'sion noun [ Latin depressio : confer French dépression .] 1. The act of depressing. 2. The state of being depressed; a sinking. 3. A falling in of the surface; a sinking below its true place; a cavity or hollow; as, roughness consists in little protuber...
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depression

1. A lowering or decrease of functional activity. ... 2. <psychiatry> A mental state of depressed mood characterised by feelings of sadness, despair and discouragement. Depression ranges from normal feelings of the blues through dysthymia to major depression. ... It in many ways resembles the grief and mourning that follow bereavement, there ...
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Depression

A clinical mood disorder that prevents a person from leading a normal life. Types of depression include: major depression, bipolar depression, chronic low-grade depression (dysthymia) and seasonal depression (Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD).
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Depression

A clinical mood disorder that prevents a person from leading a normal life. Types of depression include: major depression, bipolar depression, chronic low-grade depression (dysthymia) and seasonal depression (seasonal-affective disorder or SAD).
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Depression

A depression is a severe and prolonged downturn in the economy. Prices fall, reducing purchasing pow
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Depression

A depression is a severe sustained recession. There is no clear dividing line between a recession and a depression....more on Depression
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Depression

a feeling of sadness and/or loss of interest or pleasure, usually with negative thinking.
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Depression

A general term signifying any depressed or lower area in the ocean floor.
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