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I have been diagnosed as melancholia. Has anyone else heard of this?

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes

It is an old term for depression.
At one time we thought depression was caused by melancholia -- " black bile".

In brief: Yes

It is an old term for depression.
At one time we thought depression was caused by melancholia -- " black bile".
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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