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Depression

Blues; Gloom; Sadness; Melancholy

Depression may be described as feeling sad, blue, unhappy, miserable, or down in the dumps. Most of us feel this way at one time or another for short periods. Clinical depression is a mood disorder in which feelings of sadness, loss, anger, or frustration interfere with everyday life for weeks or more.

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  • Depression

    Animation

  • Adolescent depression

    Animation

  • Depression and men

    Depression and men

    illustration

  • Depression and heart disease

    Depression and heart dis...

    illustration

  • Depression and the menstrual cycle

    Depression and the menst...

    illustration

  • Depression among the elderly

    Depression among the eld...

    illustration

  • Depression in children

    Depression in children

    illustration

  • Depression and insomnia

    Depression and insomnia

    illustration

  • Forms of depression

    Forms of depression

    illustration

  • Teenage depression

    Teenage depression

    illustration

Review Date: 5/10/2020

Reviewed By: Fred K. Berger, MD, addiction and forensic psychiatrist, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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