Definitions for "depression"
The state of being depressed; a sinking.
A falling in of the surface; a sinking below its true place; a cavity or hollow; as, roughness consists in little protuberances and depressions.
Dejection; despondency; lowness.
A sustained period of economic decline. Specific definitions will vary, but...
A depression is a severe sustained recession. There is no clear dividing line between a recession and a depression.... more on: Depression
An unusually severe recession.
Recommendation Amino Acid Profile" Amino acid profiles done on blood can reveal imbalances seen in a variety of disorders including depression..."
Relationship to Estrogens Low"Low estrogen levels trigger the brain to release MAO, an enzyme in the brain which breaks down and destroys the neurotransmitter, serotonin..."
Recommendation Tryptophan / 5 HTP"...Postpartum women usually have high estrogen levels and it has been found that high estrogen levels increase the conversion of tryptophan to niacin..."
A region characterised in the barometric distribution by a system of closed isobars, having lowest pressure on the inside.
Sometimes called a low; an area of low pressure around which wind circulates in a clockwise direction in the Southern Hemisphere. (see also cyclone).
Relationship to Vitamin B-Complex Requirement"...926-9] Low levels of thiamin (B1) [Psychopharmacology (Berlin) 1997;129: pp..."
Any relatively sunken part of the Earth's surface, especially a low-lying area surrounded by higher ground.
a sunken or depressed geological formation
A depressed or sunken place.
Relationship to Vitamin B-Complex Requirement"...66-71], riboflavin (B2) and pyridoxine (B6) are often found in clinically depressed individuals..."
Relationship to Increased Folic Acid Requirement"There is substantial scientific evidence linking folic acid deficiency to depression..."
Relationship to Vitamin B-Complex Requirement"...Studies show that one out of four people hospitalized for depression is deficient in pyridoxine and cobalamin..." Relationship to Vitamin B12 Requirement"Studies show that one out of four people hospitalized for depression is deficient in pyridoxine and cobalamin..." Relationship to Megaloblastic Anemia / Pernicious Anemia"...Blood tests revealed that a deficiency in vitamin B12 was relatively common..."
Keywords:  wort, john, kava, oat, straw
Kava Kava, St. John's Wort
Oat (straw) and St Johns Wort.
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Inferior (downward) movement of a body part.
movement in which a part of the body moves downward
Downward movement of a part of the body.
The angular distance of a celestial object below the horizon.
angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
Keywords:  edt, sep
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a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
Pessimism and systematic negativity, extending over a period of weeks or months, that can paralyze or damage one's career and career decision-making, and degrade the quality of one's life. Depression may be situational or clinical, and is usually treatable with medication, therapy, or in combination, and is measurable by brief written test.
Keywords:  abasement, pride, humiliation
Humiliation; abasement, as of pride.
a self-reinforcing economic contraction, perpetuated by debt liquidation in which central bank easing is impotent to reverse the contraction
Depletion of the Ego-consciousness and the energy it creates for self-identity.
Some 2% of children and 8% of adolescents may suffer from depression. Indicators are often found in changes in schoolwork habits, aches and pains that have no physical basis, negative self-judgment, irritability or aggressiveness. The child may become withdrawn or lethargic or have problems with sleep.
a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"
A concave area in the surface of the panel.
Latin depressus "lowly, deep-seated" Morphological element = sinkation. It means sucking in (the sinking of original water level or thrust line) in hydraulics.
An area in the surface of the earth that is lower in elevation than the surrounding area; a hole.
a decline in elevation inside inside a rise in elevation
a natural or man-made hole in the ground which may have a wet center. On a topographic map, it is represented with a depression contour line, showing that it is of lower elevation than surrounding terrain.
A large or small circular or rectangular area where cultural activity took place. (i.e. depressed area of a roundhouse or longhouse)
Disability:Social/Cultural Activities
A dent in the surface of a panel.
pit on the surface of a coccolith or nannolith.
Diminution, as of trade, etc.; inactivity; dullness.
The percent of Priority Health members with depression in the Primary Care Provider's (PCP) risk group that received appropriate follow-up care after being prescribed antidepressant medications. The appropriate follow-up care for patients being with antidepressant medication is essential for managing depression and potential complications.
Depression may be due to mercury accumulation in the thyroid and pituitary glands causing a slowing of the metabolic rate.
Inability or slowness in body response and mental activity.
Keywords:  sunk, hollow, tooth, hole, surroundings
Hollow place on the surface of a tooth.
An area that is sunk below its surroundings; a hollow or hole.
Keywords:  couch, cataract, method, operating, see
A method of operating for cataract; couching. See Couch, v. t., 8.
a time for introspection and reflection, a time to discover what has gone wrong and what can be made better
Another name for fall. One of the essential debilities.
Keywords:  typewriter, pushing, bar, space, down
pushing down; "depression of the space bar on the typewriter"
Decrease in business activity for an extended period of time.
Decreased interest in surroundings, reduced responses to stimuli
Keywords:  goose, thinking, say, him, green
a period in which you have time to think," he liked to say, and his thinking had lead him from cars to "The Green Goose
The operation of reducing to a lower degree; -- said of equations.
A general term signifying any depressed or lower area in the ocean floor.
Keywords:  temple, bad, build, time
a bad time to build a Temple
Keywords:  jobs, lost, people, lose, history
a time when many people lose their jobs
a time in U.S. history when many people lost their money and jobs Go back
Keywords:  serious, problem, country
a serious problem for a country
Keywords:  suffers, characters, one
One of the characters suffers from depression
Keywords:  drop, big, living, people, production
a big drop in production and people's standard of living
Keywords:  few, little, jobs, hands, money
a period of time when very little money changes hands and there are few jobs
A period of several straight years of reduced output and or income.
Keywords:  act
The act of depressing.