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  1. reactive depression an inappropriate state of depression that is precipitated by events in the person's life (to be distinguished from normal grief)
  2. Great Depression the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
  3. agitated depression a state of clinical depression in which the person exhibits irritability and restlessness
  4. psychotic depression a state of depression so severe that the person loses contact with reality and suffers a variety of functional impairments
  5. creative person a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
  6. retired person someone who has retired from active working
  7. retarded depression a state of clinical depression in which the individual is lethargic and slow to initiate action
  8. neurotic depression a term used for any state of depression that is not psychotic
  9. rate of depreciation the rate at which the value of property is reduced
  10. natural depression a sunken or depressed geological formation
  11. anaclitic depression severe and progressive depression in infants who lose their mother and do not get a suitable substitute
  12. dysthymic depression mild chronic depression
  13. rectilinear regression the relation between variables when the regression equation is linear: e.g., y = ax + b
  14. depression a sunken or lowered geological formation
  15. C-reactive protein a byproduct of inflammation
  16. exogenous depression an inappropriate state of depression that is precipitated by events in the person's life (to be distinguished from normal grief)
  17. reactive schizophrenia schizophrenia of abrupt onset and relatively short duration
  18. manic depression a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression
  19. endogenous depression a state of depression for which there is no apparent precipitating cause
  20. clinical depression a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention