ENDOGENOUS DEPRESSION

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Depression occuring in the absence of a psychological stressor where a biological or genetic cause is implied. Compare reactive depression.

ENDOGENOUS DEPRESSION: "Endogenous depression occurs without a psychological stressor."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ENDOGENOUS DEPRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/endogenous-depression/ (accessed October 4, 2022).

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