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depressive in Psychology, psychiatry topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdepressivede‧press‧ive1 /dɪˈpresɪv/ adjective  MPrelating to or suffering from depression patients with depressive symptoms
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depressiveHe suffered, like Vincent, from depressive attacks, of a kind now seen as indicating acute anxiety neurosis.Antidepressants Antidepressants with sedative effects are usually recommended when insomnia is associated with a depressive disorder.Anthony Storr shows how these depressive fears were magically transmuted in the literary sphere.Many young people are struggling with a depressive illness that requires medical treatment.Indeed, depressive traits are more in evidence than paranoid tendencies.