a major depressive episode which takes place soon following the start or remediation of cardiovascular illness or which is presumed to be elicited by cardiovascular illness. Frequently, this episode is marked by anhedonia instead of a sullen mood.

VASCULAR DEPRESSION: "The idea presenting by vascular depression is that is increasingly elicited to explain an initial occurrence of depression that happens later in one's life."
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