PRIMAL DEPRESSION

Early childhood depression supposedly brought on by distant or missing parents. The expression is today considered obsolete.

PRIMAL DEPRESSION: "Karl's "primal depression" had always held him back in interpersonal relationships."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRIMAL DEPRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primal-depression/ (accessed April 18, 2021).
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