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agitated depression[¦a·jə‚tād·əd də′presh·ən]
A depressive disorder that includes loss of pleasurable feelings, physical and emotional overactivity, weight loss, and insomnia.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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