Definition of 'depressive'
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Congratulations on your recovery in the face of a chronic depressive illness. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can see from this description that such a depressive episode is not a trivial experience. The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)Sometimes the depressive symptoms are delayed and appear when the sufferers feel they are coping well. Coming Off Tranquillizers and Sleeping Pills (1991)The biggest trigger was a previous depressive episode. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She shared with me that the stress of her schedule was causing depressive symptoms in her life. Christianity Today (2000)That you see your depressive episodes as something to be endured concerns me. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Low mood or depressive symptoms do the same. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Perhaps there are other relatives who have also had depressive episodes in their lifetime? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Reports from three psychiatrists all concluded that she was suffering from a depressive illness which diminished her responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It may well be that your partner suffers from a depressive illness that renders him angry and needy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was the first of two major depressive episodes that have shaped her life right up to today. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In these cases it has to be borne in mind that the anxiety could be a symptom of a depressive condition. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Police said that there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was known to have suffered depressive episodes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We also found out that he'd suffered from a depressive illness. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The more physically active people were, the fewer depressive symptoms they reported. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The more depressive symptoms a driver reported, the worse his or her performance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Caution: avoid in depressive illness. The Dictionary of Modern Herbalism (1985)
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