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1. To cause to be sad or dejected.
2. To cause to drop or sink; lower.
3. To press down.
4. To lessen the activity or force of something; weaken.
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Patient discussion about depress

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
You may want to start there.

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Teeth in upper jaw: outer row of teeth curved, enlarged and wide-set, teeth larger near angle of jaw; three to four rows of smaller, depressible teeth anteriorly, tapering to two to three rows posteriorly, teeth in rows pointing inward into mouth; an innermost row of one to two enlarged backwardly directed teeth anteriorly on each side of jaw.
Abdomen: soft, depressible with hepatomegaly at 3 cm from the right costal border, without splenomegaly.
Abdomen was soft and depressible, no pain on palpation.