ENDOGENOUS DEPRESSION

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: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ENDOGENOUS DEPRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/endogenous-depression/ (accessed June 27, 2017).
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