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en·doge·nous de·pres·sion

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  1. endogenous depressionnoun

    a state of depression for which there is no apparent precipitating cause


  1. endogenous depression

    Endogenous depression, also known as clinical depression or major depressive disorder, is a type of mood disorder characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, lack of interest in activities, feelings of worthlessness, and other depressive symptoms that arise from within the individual, rather than as a response to external factors or circumstances. It is thought to be caused by a combination of genetic, biochemical, and personal factors, such as imbalances in certain brain chemicals or a family history of depression. It is called "endogenous" because it originates from within the body, rather than being caused by external events. Treatment typically involves a combination of medication and psychotherapy.


  1. Endogenous depression

    Endogenous Depression is an atypical sub-class of the mood disorder, major depressive disorder. Endogenous depression includes patients with treatment-resistant, non-psychotic, major depressive disorder, characterized by abnormal behavior of the endogenous opioid system but not the monoaminergic system.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of endogenous depression in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of endogenous depression in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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