Clinical depression

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Medical Definition of Clinical depression

Clinical depression: Depressed mood that meets the DSM-IV criteria for a depressive disorder. The term clinical depression is commonly used to describe depression that is a type of mental illness'not a normal, temporary mood caused by life events or grieving.


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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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