Depressive Disorders

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Dr. Jerman
Depressive disorders are mental health conditions characterized by sad, empty, or irritable mood, as well as physical and cognitive changes. These changes have a significant impact on a person's ability to function in daily life.

Dr. Patel
Depression, sometimes called major depressive disorder or clinical depression, is the most common depressive disorder. It can result from and be affected by a number of biopsychosocial factors.