- depressive disorders
- [DSM-IV] mood disorders in which depression is unaccompanied by manic or hypomanic episodes; e.g., major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder. Cf. bipolar d's.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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