clinical depression Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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clinical depressionnoun [U]

uk   us  
a ​mentalillness that ​causesfeelings of ​sadness and ​loss of ​hope, ​changes in ​sleeping and ​eatinghabits, ​loss of ​interest in ​yourusualactivities, and ​pains that have no ​physicalexplanation
clinically depressed
adjective uk   us  
(Definition of clinical depression from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clinical depression”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抑郁症…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抑鬱症…
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