DEPRESSIVE ANXIETY By N., Sam M.S. - 4 Psychoanalytic theory. An anxiety based on fearing your hostile feelings towards others. DEPRESSIVE ANXIETY: "Depressive anxiety is based on a theory that depression is hostility turned inward." Related Psychology Terms HOSTILITY Comparison of Assessment Tools Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (ETIOLOGY) NEUROTIC DEPRESSIVE REACTION (Reactive Depression) HORNEY, KAREN (1885-1952) MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (DEPRESSIVE PHASE) Identifying Relevant Theories and Models MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (CIRCULAR AND MIXED TYPES) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DEPRESSIVE ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/depressive-anxiety/ (accessed January 28, 2023).