Clinical depression – major, post-partum, atypical, melancholic, persistent

Clinical depression – major, post-partum, atypical, melancholic, persistent

You’ve probably come out of a particularly sad movie and said something like: “Man, that was depressing.” In this case, you’re talking about how, at that moment, the movie made you feel sad, discouraged, hopeless, or anxious. You probably wouldn’t say something like: “Man, that movie was clinically depressing.” The latter expression refers to a…