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What's the difference between reactive depression vs clinical depression?
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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry
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In brief: Maybe little
Traditionally "clinical depression" is what we call major depression and was thought to be what was responsive to medication as the person's depression doesn't change with the environment eg would still be depressed if won the lottery.
But medications help even some reactive depressions since some people over react to situations. This is common in atypical depression. See my book on amazon.Com.

In brief: Maybe little
Traditionally "clinical depression" is what we call major depression and was thought to be what was responsive to medication as the person's depression doesn't change with the environment eg would still be depressed if won the lottery.
But medications help even some reactive depressions since some people over react to situations. This is common in atypical depression. See my book on amazon.Com.
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