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depressed

 [de-prest´]
carried below the normal level; associated with depression.

de·pressed

(dĕ-prest'),
1. Flattened from above downward.
2. Below the normal level or the level of the surrounding parts.
3. Below the normal functional level.
4. Dejected; lowered in spirits.

depressed

/de·pressed/ (de-prest´)
1. below the normal level.
2. associated with psychological depression.

depressed

(dĭ-prĕst′)
adj.
1. Affected with depression as a mood disorder.
2. Feeling or characterized by sadness or dejection.
3. Flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces.

depressed

Etymology: L, deprimere, to press down
1 pertaining to a body structure that has been forced below the surface of surrounding parts, as in a skull fracture.
2 pertaining to a condition in which general body activity is diminished, as in depressed urine output during dehydration.
3 pertaining to an emotional condition characterized by emotional dejection, loss of initiative, listlessness, loss of appetite, and concentration difficulty. See also depression.

de·pressed

(dĕ-prest')
1. Flattened from above downward.
2. Below the normal level or the level of the surrounding parts.
3. Below the normal functional level.
4. Dejected; low in spirits.

depressed

(of plant structures)
  1. sunken, producing a concavity.
  2. flattened.

depressed

carried below the normal level; associated with depression.

Patient discussion about depressed

Q. am i depressed i feel sad,lonely,streeted,worthless that nothing matter anymore..i sleep all the time,loss of intrest of everything..

A. yes,go see a dr. a.s.a.p.,i went through a bad depression mode during the divorce of my first wife,i slept for 3 days,no food,no shower,nobody to talk to,so i finlly went to the dr. he put me on prozac,and after a few days i was back to my old self again,JUST GO SEE A DR.

Q. what about depression?

A. Hey. It might be nice "for you" if you came back to this and said some more, or read some of the other questions and answers.

Q. what causes depression?

A. You need to define what you mean by depression. Clincal depression is one thing and feeling low from time to time is another. There is a lot of good information at your finger tips on the www. You may want to shy away from those websites that are paid for my the pharmacutical companies. They want to sell you their drugs. What is the cause of your depression? Are there one or two things that you can point to? If you are clinically depressed, see a dr., that is, if you can get out of bed...If you are depressed due to family, or the fools in Washington, those are things that you may work out with your minister or rabbi or a therapist. I have found a lot of good information on therapy and therapists on www.focusas.com
You may want to start there.

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