clinical depression

noun

Definition of clinical depression

: depression that is a medical condition Clinical depression is more serious than the occasional bouts of sadness that most people deal with.

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“Clinical depression.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clinical%20depression. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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clinical depression

noun

Medical Definition of clinical depression

: depression of sufficient severity to be brought to the attention of a physician and to require treatment specifically : major depressive disorder

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