double depression


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Related to double depression: dysthymia
A psychiatric disorder characterised by major (clinical) depression superimposed on dysthymia—chronic depression dysthymic disorder—minor depression in which there is a subtext of hopelessness and loss of control over one’s life circumstances

double depression

Pop psychiatry Major depression superimposed on chronic depression. See Depression, Major depression.

double depression

An episode of major depression superimposed on dysthymic disorder.
See also: depression