Recent Examples of major depression from the Web
Alex was diagnosed with major depression and anxiety.
Financial distress is a trigger for suicide, according to professionals, but major depression is the largest cause.
Embarrassed by the ghoulishness of her symptoms, the young woman had socially isolated herself and experienced symptoms of major depression, as well as panic disorder.
The results at nine months postpartum showed that fewer mothers in the screening group experienced symptoms of major depression compared with unscreened mothers: 0.6% versus 2.5%.
Preliminary evidence suggests that psychedelic drugs can be effective for eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and major depression — including cases that don't respond to conventional antidepressants.
Mothers who showed signs of being at risk for major depression at those times were referred to their family physician or a mental health professional.
Not everyone has crippling major depression, like the person in Wallace's story.
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