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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Melancholia: Out dated term Google: I want to introduce you to Google.com Enter this in your browser menu and search. Wikipedia is usually good at things like thi ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Depends who is asked: Most people recognize melancholia (depression) is an illness and is treatable. Some however still think of it as a weakness that should be overcome b ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Melancholia is an old term for depression and depression is unfortunately often recurrent and chronic.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Depression : This is an old term for depression or dysthymia (mildly low mood), from the belief that it was caused by excess black (melano) bile (chole).
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