fall into depression

fall into depression

1. To enter into a cognitive state characterized by an inability to experience pleasure as well as feelings of hopelessness, helplessness, and despondency; to become clinically depressed. Despite how many things were going well for me, I could feel myself falling into depression again. She closed herself off from her friends and family, and the isolation caused her to fall further into depression.
2. To enter into a period of drastic economic decline, widespread poverty, and high unemployment. Eventually the entire subprime mortgage market collapsed, causing economies around the world to fall into depression. The small country fell into depression shortly after gaining its independence.
See also: depression, fall
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Therefore, we often wallow in self-pity and fall into depression. But that makes us compassionate too.
The side effects can be too tough to bear sometimes that some patients fall into depression, Dr Al Hammadi said.
Often, they fall into depression, which takes a physical toll on their bodies.
As mayores, he takes the unfortunate inmates under his wing to ensure they don't fall into depression and hotheadedness.
They can't sleep and fall into depression. As well as ringing, sufferers can hear other sounds like buzzing, humming, grinding, hissing or whistling.
It's still recent where I have to keep myself occupied or else I start thinking about all that [expletive] and then I fall into depression," she said (via (http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/august-ames-dead-death-sexual-abuse-mental-health-problems-past-porn-actress-adult-fims-a8099591.html) Independent ).
It's still recent where I have to keep myself occupied or else I start thinking about all that s**t and then I fall into depression," she said in a podcast.
"If the process of grief is prolonged, the person can fall into depression, which will need help and treatment."
After her parents fall into depression and alcoholism, Tara finds much needed support from a mysterious older woman who tells her own story of growing up in a time with few options.
She ended up having chronic pain down her spine and into her legs and arms, which caused her to fall into depression, suffer from anxiety and she gave up work as an administrator.
"Many of these issues can be tackled legally only if they reach out to authorities like the embassy or the Labour Ministry, but many of them fall into depression, which leads them to think about suicide."
The majority of these children fall into depression because they can't have the level of care they receive from institutions from their parents."
All your symptoms are normal for someone who is grieving but once you fall into depression and unhappiness it becomes harder to pull yourself out of it.
IN MOMENTS OF CRISIS THEY WILL FALL INTO DEPRESSION WITHOUT GETTING ANY SUPPORT FROM FRIENDS AND FAMILY MEMBERS.
This must include trying to teach them to assimilate in society; moreover, psychological and psychiatric care must be provided to ensure that they do not fall into depression and dependency.