lipstick sign

A clinical sign indicating resolution of transient depression, which is indicated by application of lipstick or use of a hairbrush, indicating a sense of future, self-perception, self-image and self-esteem, and a willingness to leave behind the sense of illness

lipstick sign

Psychology A clinical sign indicating resolution of transient depression, manifest by application of lipstick or use of a hairbrush, indicating a sense of future, self-perception, self-image and esteem, and a willingness to leave behind the sense of illness. Cf Suitcase sign.
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