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Synonyms for depression

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an area sunk below its surroundings

a period of decreased business activity and high unemployment

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

a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment

an air mass of lower pressure

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angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

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pushing down

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If he did not at once give his consent to a reunion with his wife, it was only because in his state of depression he did not feel able to take any step.
Have you forgotten what comes after the depression ?
From exultation she had passed to the depths of depression which the imagination of her death aroused.
I was, as the French say, biting my fists with impatience for that cargo frozen up-country; with rage at that canal set fast, at the wintry and deserted aspect of all those ships that seemed to decay in grim depression for want of the open water.
They have both a quadrangular depression in the centre, leaving the rest of the terrace elevated several feet above it.
Her depression was then terrible, and she could have hidden herself in a tomb.
Some depressions seem to occur suddenly, even when life appears to be going very well.
The APA's treatment recommendations do acknowledge that some depressions of lesser severity may be treated successfully with either medication or psychotherapy; however, in practice, if you receive a diagnosis of major depression in an American psychiatrist's office, a prescription for an antidepressant medication is almost certain to follow.
Psychiatrists have long distinguished between endogenous depressions, thought to reflect mainly biological influences, and reactive, or nonendogenous, depressions, pegged as the aftermath of particularly distressing life experiences.
Some people with untreated bipolar disorder have repeated depressions and only an occasional episode of hypomania (bipolar II).
Certain statements in this release are forward-looking and may involve risks and uncertainties, including statements with respect to the Company's ability to successfully develop tools for the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric and neurodegenerative disease, the benefits of such tools, if developed, for the general population of patients with depressions and the estimated market for such products.
Mania and clinical depressions, especially the forms that tend to recur, dearly reflect some malfunction in the brain.
Over the last decade, researchers have found that daily doses of bright light markedly improve the mood of people with recurring depressions that emerge only in winter (SN: 5/21/88, p.
Lilly is also studying OFC for its use in other difficult-to-treat depressions such as treatment-resistant depression and psychotic depression.
Even the most serious depressions usually respond rapidly to the right treatment.
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