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de·pres·sive dis·or·der

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. depressive disorder, clinical depression, depressionnoun

    a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention


  1. depressive disordernoun

    Either of mild depression (the blues; symptoms include sadness and fatigue) or major depressive disorder.


  1. depressive disorder

    Depressive disorder, also known as major depressive disorder or clinical depression, is a mental health disorder characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and a lack of interest or pleasure in activities. It may also cause physical symptoms such as changes in appetite and sleep patterns. Its severity, duration, and presence of other symptoms distinguish it from the normal ups and downs that everyone experiences in life. It is typically treated with a combination of medication, psychotherapy, and lifestyle changes.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Depressive Disorder

    An affective disorder manifested by either a dysphoric mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. The mood disturbance is prominent and relatively persistent.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of depressive disorder in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of depressive disorder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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