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involutional depression:

Or: involutional psychotic reaction / climacteric melancholia / involutional melancholia/ involutional psychosis , a state of depression and, in some instances, mild-to-severe anxiety associated with menopause or climacteric, characterized by feelings of worthlessness, pessimism, irritability, persistent insomnia, and, in some cases, hypochondria and paranoid delusions of persecution. Doc Johnson call-it mooding: ' One of the effects of aging is mooding, mood-swings .' (Heard on the radio.)
See Also: baby blues, involution, involutional depression

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