DEPRESSION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1. A dysphoria that can cary from mild to severe mood changes. 2. Psychiatry. A dpressive disorder. DEPRESSION: "Joe's depression shows sadness and despondency." Related Psychology Terms BRAIN DISORDER BIPOLAR DISORDERS MOOD DISORDER GENDER DYSPHORIA ORGANIC-AFFECTIVE SYNDROME NICOTINE WITHDRAWAL PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER POSTPARTUM EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE 1 FUNCTIONAL DISORDER DYSTHYMIA Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DEPRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/depression/ (accessed January 20, 2018).