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masked depressionPsychology A form of depression that occurs in adolescents, who deal with depression through denial, somatization–
headaches, abdominal or other pain, or 'acting out'–truancy, substance abuse, multiple accidents
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Depression in older adults that usually presents with physical symptoms or illness.Synonym: hidden depression; somatic depression
See also: depression
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